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FEMA Testing Wireless Emergency Alert System On Wednesday

RELATED: Statewide Emergency Alert System Proposed To Help During Wildfires At 11:18 a.m., a message will be sent to phones across the nation through the WEA system. As people move away from ... read more

How do you build a safer city after California's worst wildfire? Santa Rosa officials say the answer may have to wait

The county has instead focused on strengthening its emergency alert system. During the Tubbs fire, alerts reached only a fraction of those in the path of the blaze. The county has also launched a curb... read more

Wine Country Fires Prompt New Alert Legislation

Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, would create uniform statewide emergency notification protocols. It also would require all counties to develop and adopt guidelines for using Wireless Emergency Alerts, a f... read more

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Brown Asks Trump for Wildfire Aid as State Battles 17 Blazes, Community Seeks Answers

Brown also addressed the need for a statewide emergency alert system ... to the state’s deadly wildfires. While nothing official has been proposed, Gaines suggested allowing the logging industry more ... read more


Napa County wants upgraded emergency warning systems

Napa County is looking to the state for post-wildfire help and to itself to figure out how ... Lake and Mendocino counties asks the state to set statewide standards for emergency alert systems and pro... read more

Statewide Emergency Alert System Proposed To Help During Wildfires

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California is working on a new statewide emergency alert system to warn people in an emergency, including wildfires. Right now California’s 58 counties have various systems in pla... read more

Northwest farmers, ranchers endure intense 2018 fire season

The Substation Fire was one of several large blazes that scorched Central Oregon in 2018. Statewide, wildfires had burned more ... but the bare ground is more vulnerable to soil erosion, as seen durin... read more

Flex Alert: Californians asked to conserve electricity during heat wave

tight natural gas supplies in the Southern California area and high wildfire risk, the California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert. The ISO is calling for volu... read more

PG&E Community’s Wildfire Safety Program Marks Key Milestones to Enhance Safety and Help Reduce Growing Wildfire Threat

“We at PG&E are focused on doing everything possible to help reduce ... bolstering wildfire prevention and emergency response, putting in place new and enhanced safety measures, and doing more over th... read more

In-depth Bay County update from Alert Bay for Wednesday October 17

All alcohol sales remain banned during the state of emergency. The Bay County Medical Examiner ... Scott: Operation Blue Roof to Help Families Temporarily Repair Homes at No Cost Today, Governor Rick ... read more

Emergency management employee had ‘history of confusing drill and real-world events’

On Saturday, Jan. 13, at 8:07 a.m., a HI-EMA employee mistakenly sent a statewide emergency alert to cell phones ... thought a drill was an actual event. One was during a tsunami test, another for a f... read more

California voters could — and should — retaliate in November if legislators don't address wildfire prevention

The lack of a good emergency warning system in California is one of the wildfire problems the Legislature is grappling with as it winds up its two-year session. Cellphone and TV emergency alerts ... t... read more



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