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, state, and tribal agencies responding to the fire for a 75 percent reimbursement of their eligible fire suppression costs.

Additional information from the Governor’s Office is available here.