Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Riverside and Shasta Counties Due to Fires

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued emergency proclamations for Riverside and Shasta counties due to the effects of the Cranston and Carr fires, which have destroyed homes and structures, threatened critical infrastructure and caused the evacuation of residents.

The full text of today’s proclamations is below:

 

Monica Vargas

Monica is a Public Information Officer for the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). She has been involved in the Aliso Canyon Gas Leak, Valley Fire, Butte Fire, historic drought, Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway Incident and 2017 winter storms. She previously served Cal OES as an analyst in international affairs, technology operations and executive staff support.

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