Category: Wildfires


State Secures Federal Assistance for Multiple Wildfires

As a result of numerous large wildfires throughout the state, the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom announced this week that the state has secured fire management assistance grants (FMAGs) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support continued response activities. FMAGs were secured this week for the Monument Fire in Trinity County, the Dixie…

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Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency in Trinity, Tehama, and Shasta Counties Due to Fires

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed a state of emergency for Trinity County due to the McFarland and Monument fires; Tehama County due to the McFarland and Dixie fires; and Shasta County due to the McFarland Fire. According to the Governor’s Office, the fires have collectively burned nearly 100,000 acres, destroyed homes, and caused the…

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Federal Resources Acquired to Support Lava Fire Response

On Tuesday, Governor Newsom traveled to Siskiyou County to be briefed by fire and emergency management officials responding to Lava Fire in Siskiyou County. Governor Newsom announced that California has secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support the response to the fire. The FMAG assists local,…

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