Seal of California's Governor Read more about Governor Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency in El Dorado County Due to Caldor Fire

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today proclaimed a state of emergency for El Dorado County due to the Caldor Fire, which has burned 6,500 acres, threatening homes and power lines and causing the evacuation of thousands of residents. The Governor earlier today...
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Read more about Local Assistance Center in Plumas County Extended to Support Residents Affected by the Beckwourth Complex and Dixie Fires

***LOCAL ASSISTANT CENTER NOW CLOSED*** In the ongoing mission to support survivors impacted by the most recent round of wildfires, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), in coordination with local and state agencies, announces the EXTENSION...
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Read more about State Helps CZU Lightning Complex Survivors Rebuild and Recover One Year Later

On the one-year anniversary of a lightning siege that ignited wildfires throughout the state, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) continues to help communities rebuild and recover. On August 16, 2020, 11,000 bolts of lightning during a...
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2021 wildfire clean up Read more about 2021 Wildfire Cleanup Underway: Cal OES Coordinating Removal of Household Hazardous Waste for Four California Wildfires

SACRAMENTO – Earlier this month, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) mobilized resources at the direction of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) for emergency Phase 1 cleanup operations to remove Household...
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Read more about Local Assistance Center Opens to Support River Fire Survivors in Placer and Nevada Counties

With most mandatory evacuations now lifted for the River Fire, Placer and Nevada counties along with support from state agencies including the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) will open a joint Local Assistance Center (LAC) for...
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