The Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, signed this Friday, October 11, an emergency declaration for the counties of Los Angeles and Riverside due to the six fires that have spread rapidly in six points in southern California.
The emergency proclamation was issued "due to the effects of several fires, including the Saddleridge, Eagle, Sandalwood, Reche and Wolf fires, which have destroyed structures, threatened homes and critical infrastructure, and caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents" , according to the official statement.
Such federal fire assistance support, through a president's disaster relief fund, will allow local and state agencies that respond to the fire to request a 75% reimbursement of eligible costs for the extinction of the flames.RELATED
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