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As wildfires continue to burn statewide – from San Diego to the Sierra – it’s important to be aware and prepared if ordered to evacuate. Each county in California has an alerting program that residents can sign up for to receive alerts of an...
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Read more about Widespread Evacuations in Effect for Caldor Fire in El Dorado County

Today, fire and law enforcement officials announced that new, widespread evacuation warnings and orders are in effect in El Dorado County due to the Caldor Fire. With extreme fire conditions and unsettled weather in the area, residents in the wider region around Lake...
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Mutual aid Read more about Deployment of Mutual Aid Resources Reaches Peak as Fires Burn Statewide

Wildfire season is here. In reality, it never truly disappears. Certainly not with the ever-changing landscape of climate-driven weather that continuously provides optimal extreme fire conditions. In response, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services...
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Seal of California's Governor Read more about California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Response to French Fire in Kern County

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California has secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to suppress the French Fire in Kern County....
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Forest closures Read more about Prolonged Fire Weather Forces Temporary Closure of 10 California National Forests

With prolonged drought conditions and extreme fire weather contributing to massive wildfires statewide, the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service announced the temporary closure of nine national forests in northern California effective Sunday, Aug. 22...
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