California News: California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Communities Impacted by Wildfires

California News: California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Communities Impacted by Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – Acting California Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that the President and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have granted California’s request, submitted yesterday, for a Presidential Emergency Declaration for direct federal assistance to supplement the state and local emergency response to major wildfires burning in Butte, Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

“California is appreciative for the timely response, which will help emergency responders in their heroic efforts to protect Californians and their communities,” said Acting Governor Newsom.

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