CAL FIRE Bowman and Station/Company 3 (Bowman) is in Northern Tehama County and was founded in 1973. It is community comprised of ranchettes, single family homes, and agriculture and livestock lands. Company 3 houses Engine 103, Squad 403, and Water Tender 803. In 2020, Bowman Station responded to over 900 emergencies. The station is responsible for a large and diverse area that spans from Hwy 36 West to the Shasta County line. CAL FIRE Bowman & Station 3 also houses a CAL FIRE Engine, 2573 that provides a staffed year-round engine company to serve the citizens of Tehama County and the Bowman/Cottonwood area.