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State Operations Center Activated in Support of Multiple Wildfires, Extreme Heat

SACRAMENTO – The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has activated the State Operations Center to provide assistance to multiple wildfires burning in Northern and Southern California, including the Carr Fire in Shasta County, the Cranston Fire in Riverside County and the Ferguson Fire in Mariposa County, as well as extreme heat throughout the state.

Cal OES Fire, Law Enforcement, and Southern and Inland Region personnel are currently working with various response agencies to address all emergency management, evacuation and mutual aid needs.

Click here for an updated fire map. Also, visit for information about emergency preparedness and follow us on Twitter @Cal_OES and CAL Fire @CAL_FIRE.

Jonathan Gudel

Jonathan Gudel is a Public Information Officer for the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). Since joining Cal OES, he has assisted in the response and recovery efforts of the Aliso Canyon Gas Leak, the state's historic drought, the Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway Incident, unprecedented winter storms in 2017, the October (Sonoma County) and December (Santa Barbara County) 2017 wildfires, and statewide wildfire siege in 2018 . Previously, he worked in the newspaper industry for 12 years.

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