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Jul 5, 2018
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

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Today's reporting by Nadine Sebai and Chris Nichols.

October 14, 2017 at 3:05 PM  

The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa are opening a Local Assistance Center (LAC) in partnership with FEMA and the California Office of Emergency Services (CalEOS) tomorrow morning, Saturday, October 14th and will be open daily for at least two weeks.

What: 

Local Assistance Center (LAC) 

When: 

Opens at 9:00 AM, last entry at 6:00 PM, daily for at least two weeks

Where:

Evacuation Shelters

Published:  October 14, 2017 at 1:45 PM

Please note: Evacuation Centers are not checking immigration status, however they may ask for identification. The purpose of this is to locate missing persons. You do not have to provide identification and you may only share your name if you choose.

Fire Maps

California Statewide Fire Summary

Friday, October 13, 2017
 

Overnight firefighters continued their battle against 17 wildfires that have

burned 221,754 acres. Several of the wildfires merged with other fires, while

full containment was made on three other.

While several of the fires experienced winds overnight they were relatively

light, but a Red Flag Warning has been issued for later tonight when winds are

expected to increase again. Tonight the winds are forecast to be stronger that