Newsom Declares Statewide Emergency Over Wildfires, Extreme Weather

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency to help ensure the availability of vital resources to respond to numerous wildfires throughout the state which have been exacerbated by the effects of the historic West Coast heat wave and sustained winds.

Relatedly, the Newsom Administration announced it secured Fire Management Assistance Grants (FMAGs) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to bolster the state’s response to wildfires in Lake, Napa, Nevada, Monterey, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Solano, Stanislaus, and Yolo counties.

A copy of the Governor’s emergency declaration is available here.