Observe ALL WARNINGS posted throughout the Paradise Ridge about fires and smoking. Under no circumstances start a camp fire, unless you are in a designated area to do so, and then it may not be permitted due to imposed fire restrictions. Fire restrictions are usually in force between June and October.
Have questions? Visit the Paradise Fire Station at 767 Birch Street, (530) 872-6264. In the Upper Ridge araa, Butte County Fire Station 33 on the Skyway in Magalia, just past the Post Office, (530) 872-6323. The Department of Forestry & Fire Protection, Butte Fire Center is located at 6640 Steiffer Road, Magalia, (530) 873-0330.
Butte County is enforcing Burn Day Regulations. During burn season call (530) 896-2537 to see if it is a burn day. Burn permits are still required and obtainable at any manned fire station. For questions on burn day status and related information, contact the Air Quality Management District at (530) 891-2882.
We treasure the trees around our homes. Burn them, you have burned us!
Please be FIRE SAFE! It cannot be stressed enough.
Smokey Bear is counting on you, too! Always remember ...
Helping spread the word "only you can prevent forest fires" about our beautiful Paradise Ridge is our friend Smokey Bear, who has already celebrated his 50th Anniversary. Click on Smokey to learn more him.
Also visit with Smokey Bear at the Smokey Bear Website.
Emergency Safety Information
For Your Information
If you own a scanner, keeping tabs on fire conditions by monitoring CDF/Butte County Fire. Primary net frequency is 151.400. Paradise Fire frequency is 153.950.
To learn more about the Butte County Fire Department, stations and facilities, news releases, fire statistics and much more, visit the their new website.
VIP (Volunteers in Prevention) volunteers are posting "Fire Starters are Stinkers" signs in the areas of recent arson fires. The sign gives the CDF's 1-800 Arson Reporting Hotline number. This number is (800) 468-4408. There is a $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of an arsonist. Be alert for careless citizens.
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