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Fire on Chestnut and W. 7th street

Chico Firefighters using all methods to tackle the fire on Chestnut and W. 7th street Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

February 24, 2017

Savannah Epstein woke her boyfriend up and told him they needed to leave their apartment, the house next to them was on fire. Epstein says at 4 a.m. she heard people breaking into house. She began hearing more noise from the house two hours later. "It was scary," Epstein said. "I was more worried tha...

Fatal car accident on 7th and Chestnut

Chico Police and Chico Fire Department talk to witnesses at the scene of the accident. Photo credit Trevor Ryan

Lindsay Pincus

March 28, 2015

A man was hit by a car on 7th and Chestnut Saturday at around 8:00 p.m. and was pronounced dead, according to Chico Police. The man was walking northbound across the street and the driver was coming eastbound when he hit the individual and a parked car, according to Sergeant Scott Ruppel. A ...

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