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System failure disconnects phone line to University Police

System failure disconnects phone line to University Police

Josh Cozine

February 26, 2018

Phone lines to the University Police Department were down for nearly an hour Monday.The line issue was announced in a campus email release Monday to all students and faculty.In response, emergency 9-1-1 calls were routed to Chico Police. A temporary number was sent via email by University Police for s...

Fire in Chico leads to mobile home evacuations

Photo credit: Sean Martens

February 7, 2018

A fire broke out in a neighborhood in north Chico Tuesday.The fire, near several mobile residences, began just after 11 p.m. on 3200 Rockin M. Drive. Evacuations were ordered for residents at Troy Lane whose homes were at risk, according to a news release.It took about two hours for Chico's fire dep...

Wild fires force local evacuations in Butte County

Many areas were affected due to multiple fires, leading to evacuations. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Natalie Hanson

October 9, 2017

Cal Fire called for evacuations in response to a wide spread fire near Oroville Sunday night.The Cherokee Road and Zonalea Lane fire spread to Hwy 70. Evacuation orders were called for:-The west side of Cherokee Road from Red Tape Road south to Derrick Road-Table Mountain Ranch east of Table Mountain R...

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