The Orion

Chico Fire responds to residence fire

Chico Fire battles a house fire at East 20th Street. Photo courtesy of Chico Fire Facebook.

Josh Cozine

April 18, 2018

The attic of a residence at 490 East 20th Street was in flames Tuesday evening, when Chico Fire Division Chief Jesse Alexander arrived on scene. According to Alexander, four fire engines, 17 firefighters, and more equipment was dispatched at 9:29 p.m. to the house fire. The westbound lane of East 20th...

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...

Students evacuate burning house

Chico Fire-Rescue put out the blaze that scorched the front porch and exterior of the home  early Sunday morning. Photo credit: Zachary Phillips

David Mcvicker

October 26, 2014

A home with four students and one guest caught fire around 4 a.m. Sunday morning. All escaped with one sustaining minor injuries.The fire began on the front porch of the house, located on the 600 block of West Fourth Street, before spreading, according to Chico Fire-Rescue Capt. Jesse Alexander. Firefighters we...

Chico State's independent student newspaper
House Fire