211-RIVER FIRE - AUG 2021

CONNECTING POINT


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • TTY
    844-521-6697
  • Toll-Free
    833-342-5211
  • Hot-Line
    211
  • Business Line
    530-274-5601

211 Connecting Point provides information about the River Fire.

FEDERAL

On August 24, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. approves California Disaster Declaration. The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Lassen, Nevada, Placer, and Plumas.

Residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated counties can apply for assistance by the following means:
  • Register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov
  • Call FEMA’s Helpline at 1-800-621-3362 (1-800-621-FEMA)
  • If you are hearing and speech impaired and use a text telephone (TTY), you may call 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)
  • If you use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), please use the standard toll-free FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362
The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7am to 10pm (local Pacific Standard Time) seven days a week until further notice. General questions or comments about FEMA disaster assistance for individuals and families can be emailed to askia@fema.dhs.gov.
For more information on the California Disaster Declaration visit the White House’s Statement and Releases webpage here.

NEVADA COUNTY
PLACER COUNTY

Current InformationRecovery
EVACUATION LANGUAGE AND DEFINITIONS
  • Evacuation Order: Immediate threat to life and lawful order to leave now. The area is lawfully closed to public access
  • Evacuation Warning: Potential threat to life and/or property. Those who require additional time to evacuate, and those with pets and livestock should leave now.
  • Shelter in Place: Go indoors. Shut and lock doors and windows. Prepare to self-sustain until further notice and/or contacted by emergency personnel for additional direction.