Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency for South Napa Earthquake

Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency for South Napa Earthquake

Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency for South Napa Earthquake
Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency for South Napa Earthquake
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for the state of California due to the effects of a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Napa Valley and continued aftershocks that have damaged critical infrastructure, homes and other structures and caused fires and the closure of roads and highways.

SACRAMENTO - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement on the earthquake in Napa Valley, felt throughout the region this morning:

"My Office of Emergency Services has been on full activation since early this morning and is working closely with state and local emergency managers, first responders and transportation officials to respond to impacts to residents and critical infrastructure. These public safety officials are doing all they can to help residents and those living in affected areas should follow their guidance and instruction."

For more information and updates, follow the Governor's Office of Emergency Services on Twitter at @Cal_OES or visit www.oes.ca.gov.

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