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FEMA SitRep: California Wildfires (10/12/17)

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Current Situation 18 large fires burning (FMAGs issued for 10) across 150k acres of state and private land.

Impacts: • 24 confirmed fatalities (CalOES law enforcement) • Approximately 106k people under Mandatory Evacuations • 36,513 (+3,100) homes threatened; 94 (+44) damaged / 1,313 (+168) destroyed •

Within existing fire perimeters: Population 26,270, 2 mobile home parks, 12 schools, 10 emergency medical services, 10 fire stations, 5 NSS shelters, 13 nursing homes, 3 cell towers •

50k customers without power and 36k without gas

(FEMA Reg IX) State/Local Response: • Governor declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma, Butte, Lake, Solano, Mendocino, Nevada, Orange, and Yuba counties • CA EOC at Partial Activation • 59 Red Cross and independent shelters open with 5,117 (+2.8k) occupants (ESF-6 as of 3:30 a.m. EDT) FEMA Response: • DR-4344-CA and 10 FMAGs approved • Region IX IMAT-1 & LNO deployed to CA EOC • Staging Area established at Travis AFB


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