TODAY: Governor Newsom to Survey Wildfire Damage From North Complex Fire

North Complex Fire — Governor Gavin Newsom will survey damage caused by the North Complex Fire today and hold a pooled press avail.

Governor Newsom has declared a statewide emergency due to the widespread fires and extreme weather conditions, and secured a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state’s emergency response to the Northern California wildfires. California has also secured Fire Management Assistance Grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support the state’s response to fires burning in Santa Clara, StanislausSanta Cruz, San Mateo, Napa, NevadaLake, Solano, YoloMontereyFresno, MaderaSan BernardinoSiskiyou, Butte, Plumas and Yuba counties.

Pooled Press Avail

When: Friday, September 11, 2020 at approximately 12:00 p.m.

**NOTE: Sacramento Bee reporter Dale Kasler will be asking reporter questions during the availability. To submit a question, media may contact

TV stations may contact for footage and satellite coordinates. KCRA 3 plans to livestream the press avail after the tour. Due to the remoteness of the location, the state is unable to provide a livestream.

The Sacramento Bee will be providing pool photo coverage and photos will be available on the AP wire after the event.