TODAY: Governor Newsom to Meet with Wildfire Evacuees & Community Members

North Complex Fire — Governor Gavin Newsom will meet with evacuees of 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, Madera, Mariposa, San DiegoSan BernardinoSiskiyou, Butte, Plumas and Yuba counties.

Pooled Press Avail

When: Monday, September 14, 2020 at approximately 4:00 p.m.

**NOTE: Chico Enterprise-Record reporter Will Denner will be asking reporter questions during the availability. To submit a question, media may contact Denner will provide a pool report that can be accessed later in the evening by emailing

TV stations may contact for b-roll footage. The visit will not be live streamed.

Chico Enterprise-Record will be providing pool photo coverage and upload to the AP wire after the event. To receive the photos, media may contact Carin Dorghalli,