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Active Disasters: Immediate Response

This page, and related sub-pages, provide information related to the protection and care of historic resources during an actively occuring disaster or in the immediate hours and days following a disaster. This information is advisory only and should not be perceived as policy, nor should it supersede local, regional, or state policies and procedures put in place at the time of a disaster. During active disasters, related state or federal emergency declarations will be posted to this page for a period of thirty days.

Previous Disaster Proclamations


Active State Emergency Proclamations for California

State of Emergency in Santa Barbara County due to effects of Thomas Fire
Declared 12/7/2017

State of Emergency in Los Angeles County due to Creek and Rye Fires
Declared 12/5/2017

State of Emergency in Ventura County due to Thomas Fire
Declared 12/5/2017


Active Federal Disaster Declarations for California

California Wildfires (EM-3396)
Incident Period: 12/4/2017
Emergency Declaration declared: 12/8/2017

California Lilac Fire (FM-5228)
Incident Period: 12/7/2017
Emergency Declaration declared: 12/7/2017

California Skirball Fire (FM-5227)
Incident Period: 12/6/2017
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared: 12/6/2017

California Thomas Fire (FM-5224)
Incident Period: 12/4/2017
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared: 12/5/2017

California Creek Fire (FM-5225)
Incident Period: 12/5/2017
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared: 12/5/2017

California Rye Fire (FM-5226)
Incident Period: 12/5/2017
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared: 12/5/2017


For additional information see: Cal OES Wildfire Resources & Information 

 


For OHP database or contact information on counties impacted by disasters:

California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS)

California Certified Local Government Coordinators


Historic Property Disaster Response

State and Federal Agency Emergency Response Advice

Local Jurisdiction Emergency Response Advice

Property Owner Emergency Response Advice