SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for California in response to the fires burning across the state.
We are deploying every resource available to keep communities safe as California battles fires across the state during these extreme conditions,” said Governor Newsom. “California and its federal and local partners are working in lockstep to meet the challenge and remain vigilant in the face of continued dangerous weather conditions.
Governor @GavinNewsom today declared a statewide emergency to help ensure the availability of vital resources to combat fires burning across the state, which have been exacerbated by the effects of the historic West Coast heat wave & sustained high winds. https://t.co/29FT9lLd6p— Office of the Governor of California (@CAgovernor) August 18, 2020
Today's proclamation can be found here.