Riverside County proclaims local emergency

September 7, 2022

NEWS RELEASE

The County of Riverside today proclaimed a local emergency in response to the Fairview Fire. The proclamation must go to the Board of Supervisors within seven days for ratification, which will take place during the regularly scheduled board meeting on Sept. 13.

The emergency proclamation could help make the county eligible for potential federal and state assistance and cost reimbursement. In addition, the proclamation allows the county to more easily procure needed services and items to respond to the emergency.

See the emergency proclamation signed by County Executive Officer Jeff Van Wagenen here.