Statewide Fire Resources
- The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services has a comprehensive website set up to respond to the wildfire situation. Check back often for the latest, county-by-county information.
- Those looking to volunteer can sign up with the Red Cross.
- Find out how to help by giving to a California food bank that’s feeding victims.
- The organization "Direct Relief" is providing medical resources to affected areas.
- Text 888777 and enter your zip code. A service called NIXLE allows government agencies to send messages to local residents via text. Information is delivered almost instantly.
- Get the latest updates from the local County Sheriff's Office and local Police Department on Facebook or on Twitter.
- Get updates on the progress of the fire from Cal Fire. Follow Cal Fire on Twitter as well.
- Download the CAL FIRE Ready for Wildfire app. This app contains a fire location map, alerts you when a wildfire is reported within a specified radius of your location, and provides updates about current wildfires, such as size and containment.
- To prepare for an evacuation, take these precautionary steps.
- Be safe- if you feel like you are in danger, leave.
- Listen to mandatory evacuation warnings- if you are under one, evacuate as quickly as possible.
- Be aware of road conditions and closures on Caltrans Travel Alert page - check here.
- Remember- calls are overwhelming our 911 centers- please call 911 only if you see fire near your house.
For those not currently affected, fires, earthquakes, and floods can strike at any time so preparation is key.