Governor Sisolak Declares State of Emergency in response to Caldor Fire

CARSON CITY, NV - August 30, 2021

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency in response to the ongoing Caldor Fire and the anticipation of the fire crossing from California into the State of Nevada in the coming days.

Declaring a state of emergency ensures resources from the local, state, and federal levels are available to assist as needed during this emergency.

“On behalf of the State of Nevada, I would like to thank all of our brave first responders, local government agencies, and nonprofit entities who continue to go above and beyond to assist our communities during the Caldor Fire,” said Gov. Sisolak. “We will continue to use all our available resources to fight this fire and assist those in need.”

Nevada state agencies continue to work in close coordination with California partners and those at the local and federal level on the Caldor Fire.

Visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7801/ for the latest information and resources to those in need.

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