Cal OES Fire, Law Enforcement and Regional personnel are currently working with other response agencies to address all emergency management, evacuation and mutual aid needs for the 2018 Wildfires. The recent sustained, high temperatures around the state, along with strong winds and historic statewide drought have made ideal environment for dangerous fire conditions throughout California.
Governor Brown Requested Federal Disaster Assistance for the Carr wildfire in Shasta County
For the Summer 2018 wildfires, Governor Brown has requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster ongoing state and local recovery efforts in response to the Carr wildfire in Shasta County (read his request letter to the President here). Wildfire survivors in Shasta county are awaiting a decision by the President to access FEMA assistance.
- Disaster Unemployment Assistance Benefits Now Available For Those Affected By The Shasta County Wildfire
- Carr Fire In Shasta County Doubles In Size, Continues Spread
- State Operations Center Activated in Support of Multiple Wildfires, Extreme Heat
- Shasta County Press Release – Fire Recovery
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Ready for Wildfire
Wildfire is Coming…Are You Ready? Information from CAL FIRE on ReadyforWildfire.org