TODAY: Governor Newsom to Survey Wildfire Damage From Glass Fire, Meet with Impacted Residents and Local Leaders

GLASS FIRE — Governor Gavin Newsom will survey damage caused by the Glass Fire and meet with community members and local leaders today impacted by the wildfires. He will also hold a pooled press gaggle.

California has taken major action and made critical investments to fortify wildfire preparedness and response capabilities since Governor Newsom took office. Earlier this week, the Governor signed legislation to bolster the state’s wildfire preparedness and response efforts and to protect high-risk communities. With another dangerous wildfire season underway, the state is hiring 858 more firefighters and six California Conservation Corps crews to bolster firefighting support.

Pooled Press Avail

When: Thursday, October 1, 2020 at approximately 11:30 a.m.

**NOTE: Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reporter Julie Johnson will be asking reporter questions during the availability. To submit a question, media may contact Johnson will provide a pool report that can be accessed later in the day by emailing

TV stations may contact for information on obtaining b-roll footage and pooled press avail footage. The visit will not be live streamed.

Outlets may contact for pooled radio audio from KSRO.

Santa Rosa Press-Democrat will be providing pool photo coverage and photos will be available on the AP wire after the event.