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California Governor Declares State of Emergency Over Wildfires

California Governor Declares State of Emergency Over Wildfires

BY JACK PHILLIPS California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday declared a state of emergency in five counties due to the danger posed by three wildfires that are burning in the state, prompting evacuations. Newsom said in a statement that tens of thousands of acres have already been burned by three wildfires. They are the Creek Fire, El Dorado Fire, […]

President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the State of California to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, flooding, and mudslides from February 1 to February 23, 2017. Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and […]