Links & Info
For the latest information on wildfires, including any evacuation orders, visit the CAL FIRE current incidents website.
Road Closure Information
For the latest highway closure information, call the Caltrans Highway Information Service: (800) 427-7623
To report an electrical outage or hazardous situation, call PG&E at (800) PGE-5002.
IMPORTANT NOTE: PG&E cautions that any downed power line should be treated as a live wire.
For those wishing to donate supplies or equipment, contact the regional chapter of the American Red Cross, which serves Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake counties, by calling (707) 577-7601.
The Lake County Visitor Information Center is available to assist displaced residents and visitors with reservations at local lodging establishments:
(707) 274-5652, (800) LAKESIDE
Local Media Outlets
FAQsView a Frequently Asked Questions regarding disaster relief prepared by the California State Board of Equalization.
Disaster Assistance and RecoveryView a list of Assistance and Services for Disaster Recovery prepared by California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA).
Families affected by a disaster can apply for the programs listed below. Applications can be made at the Department of Social Services located at 15975 Anderson Ranch Parkway in Lower Lake. Applications also can be requested by phone by calling (707) 995-4277.
CalFreshIntended to help meet the nutritional needs of families with low incomes and to purchase food items for the household. Expedited services are available to homeless individuals. Eligibility is based on income to the household. When all or part of a county has been struck by a disaster, such as fire, earthquake, flood, or other catastrophe, a county may apply for authorization to implement either full Disaster CalFresh, or modified Disaster CalFresh to establish temporary modified eligibility standards for the duration of the disaster. The county must request authorization to operate Disaster CalFresh from Food and Nutrition Regional Disaster Task Force.
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