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The Jesus Center is located on Park Avenue in Chico. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Firefighters respond to Jesus Center incident

Jessie Imhoff // November 16, 2019

The fire department was called Friday for a small, smoldering fire that broke out at the Jesus Center.According to Chico Fire Chief Steve Standridge, there was a hot water heater on the second floor of...

The fire reached near the creek on Tuesday morning. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

One person injured in early morning Comanche Creek fire

Ricardo Tovar // October 9, 2019

Early Tuesday, at around 12:53 a.m. Chico Police went to received multiple calls of explosions and fire in the Comanche Creek area near the 400 block of Otterson drive.The Chico Police Department, Chico...

The safety lines where a maintenance worker became stranded behind Acker Gym Monday, before rescue by Chico Fire. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Maintenance worker trapped in mid-air behind Acker Gym

Josh Cozine // April 23, 2018

A Chico State maintenance worker required rescue by Acker Gym Monday after getting stuck on a safety rope.The man became stuck, suspended in air by safety ropes, before Chico Fire helped the man down....

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