Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Los Angeles County Due to Creek and Rye Fires

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for Los Angeles County due to the effects of the Creek and Rye fires, which have threatened critical infrastructure, destroyed homes and caused the evacuation of residents.

Earlier today, Governor Brown issued an emergency proclamation for Ventura County due to the effects of the Thomas Fire.

The full text of the proclamation for Los Angeles County is below:

Shawn Boyd

Shawn Boyd joined Cal OES as a public information officer in 2014 after spending 20 years in television news as a reporter, anchor and producer. He's a Cal State Sacramento alum and former US Navy yeoman and Air Force brat.

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