SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency for Shasta County to help with the response to the Fawn Fire.
Last week, the state acquired a Fire Management Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help provide resources to put out the Fawn Fire.
Shasta County is the latest county to be placed into a state of emergency for fires burning in California.
The Fawn Fire is 50% contained and the forward progress has been stopped as the fire has burned 8,559 acres.
CAL FIRE has provided a damage assessment map as there have been 155 structures destroyed and 22 damaged since it broke out on Wednesday.