Oroville Fire Department
2055 Lincoln Street
Oroville, CA 95966
Phone (530) 538-2487
Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Dial 9-1-1 in case of Emergency
City of Oroville Fire Department - (530) 538-2480
Fire Captains Desk Station Information - (530) 538-2487
Fire Administration Fax -(530) 538-2477
Fire Captains Desk Fax -(530) 538-2505
Within the City Jurisdiction are 13 square miles of area, 71 miles of city streets, 5,372 homes, 2,804 detached structures, 213 attached improvements, 766 (2-4) multi-family housing units, 1,254 (5+) multi-family housing units, 335 mobile homes, and 1 Airport, 2 Runways and 3 Industrial Parks. Additionally, Oroville is intersected by State Highway 70 and 162, and to the west by State Highway 99.
The City Council has adopted the Fire Department Standards of Cover Guidelines to the safety element of the General Plan to guide future growth issues, and staff recommends the maintenance of this standard. The goal statements are:
"Fire Department travel times should place a first-due unit at scene within five minutes travel time, for 90% of fire and medical incidents."
"Fire Department units shall be located and staffed such that an effective response force of four units with eight personnel minimum shall be available to all areas of the City within a maximum of ten minutes travel time, for 90% of all structure fires."