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Shasta County's Response to Local Emergencies

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Wildfire Overview

Be alert! Situations can change rapidly amid critical fire conditions.

Food benefits available to additional wildfire victims

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has announced that individuals and families impacted by wildfires may be eligible to receive Disaster CalFresh food benefits as part of continuing disaster recovery efforts.  Get more information about food benefits available to additional wildfire victims.

  • Code Red Alerts

    Register your cell phone for Code Red alerts from the Shasta Area Safety Communications Agency (SHASCOM-911).

  • Smoke and Air Quality

    Wildfire smoke is a mix of gases and fine particles from burning vegetation, buildings, and other materials. Even someone who is healthy can get sick if there is enough smoke in the air.