Poison Control
(800) 222-1222
(800) 972-3323 TTY
Suicide Hotline
(800) 784-2433 24Hr
(530) 891-2810 24Hr
(800) 334-6622 24Hr

In the event of an emergency call 911. See also Scanner frequencies. If you don't have a scanner, there is a third party website at http://www.thenet411.net where you can listen to police and fire calls in Chico. It began as a public service in 2005 and was heavily used during the 2008 fire season.

Residents using Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone service should be aware of the 911 limitations of some VoIP services. For consumer information read the FCC guide to 911 and VoIP http://transition.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/voip911.pdf.


See Chico Police Department, Butte County Sheriffs Office and University Police.

See also Blue Light Phones


See Chico Fire Department and Butte County Fire Rescue.

Additionally, three Butte County Fire and Rescue Stations are located in, or near, Chico.


See Medical Services and Health and Wellness.

See also

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