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Public Notice

Below please find a press release for publication. For media inquiries only, please contact CPUD General Manager Adam Cox at 209-631-3803.




The Chester Public Utility District and Chester Fire Department would like the community to know that due to challenges with securing liability insurance coverage for CFD, 911 calls from within our service area for fire and medical emergencies will be responded to by our local partners at neighboring fire departments and CalFire.


A date for CFD to resume normal operations is currently unknown as CPUD works diligently to secure the necessary insurance coverage to protect our community and the agency.


CPUD will notify the community of our progress through the media and postings on the district website:


CPUD/CFD can be reached at 530-258-2171.