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California Burning – 134,000+ Acres and Counting – Emergency Declared


Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in California to Bolster Wildfire Response

SACRAMENTO – With wildfires burning across the state – exacerbated by severe drought conditions and extreme weather – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today declared a state of emergency in California to help mobilize additional firefighting and disaster response resources.

“California’s severe drought and extreme weather have turned much of the state into a tinderbox,” said Governor Brown. “Our courageous firefighters are on the front lines and we’ll do everything we can to help them.” –Governor Brown


California Statewide Fire Map

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