CAL FIRE Red Bluff and Station/Company 1/ (Antelope) is both a county volunteer station and CAL FIRE station. Red Bluff Station houses state resources including two Type III engines, E2582 and E2562, and one Type II Dozer, TD2542. Red Bluff Station shares a compound with Tehama Glenn Unit/Tehama County Fire Department Headquarters, Service Center, and Automotive Shop. Red Bluff Station and Company 1 are collocated and house a Tactical Water Tender, WT801, and a rescue squad, SQ401. Water Tender 801 is the newest apparatus in the county fleet. It replaced an engine and water tender to better serve the county.
Company 1 was founded on November 29, 1973 and is one of the busiest volunteer companies in Tehama County. During fire season, the station has both CAL FIRE type III engines staffed with a minimum of three personnel consisting of Fire Captains, Fire Apparatus Engineers, and Firefighter I’s. During the winter months, the station is staffed with one Type III engine staffed with a minimum of two personnel consisting of Fire Captains, Fire Apparatus Engineers, and Firefighter I’s. Every year, Red Bluff Station and Company 1 actively participate in the Red Bluff Roundup, multiple parades, local events, and the Tehama District Fair. In 2020, CAL FIRE Red Bluff Station responded to over 2200 calls serving the communities of Antelope, North Dairyville, North Red Bluff, West Red Bluff, South Red Bluff, Dibble Creek, and Bend.