Firefighter jobs at risk following loss of federal grant money
Interim Fire Chief Bill Hack at Fire Station One talks about the processes the Chico Fire Department is going through to decide what to do following news that the department’s SAFER grant, which funds 15 positions, will not be renewed. Read More...
Rescue in Chico's Upper Bidwell Park after hiker falls
Oct 13, 2015 9:49 PM by Debbie Cobb
Chico fire responds to a man falling off a cliff on the south side of the creek, near the Diversion Dam in Upper Bidwell Park. The person fell at least 40 feet. The incident happened about 5:30pm. The victim is getting treatment at the scene. Read More...
Carjacking reported in Chico; suspect arrested with help of smartphone
Chico police officer Peter Durfee detains a suspect, 30-year-old Barry Xaysana, following an alleged carjacking in Chico on Monday. Read More...
Inspire school faculty, Chico fire save girl; ‘She was able to come back’
By Almendra Carpizo, Chico Enterprise-Record
Posted: 04/15/15, 7:37 PM PDT |
Chico >> The quick reaction of faculty and firefighters saved the life of a 17-year-old girl who collapsed while at school Wednesday.
At about 1:30 p.m.
Hazmat spill closes streets in Chico
By Kelli Saam
POSTED: 9:05 AM May 04 2015 UPDATED: 10:13 AM May 04 2015
CHICO, Calif. -
A hazmat situation in Chico prompted Chico Fire Department to close a city block at East 20th and Mulberry Streets.
The hazmat spill was reported at 8:13 a.m. Monday.
Firefighters said it appears two cylinders fell from a truck.