California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a State of Emergency due to numerous wildfires that are raging.
California Gov. Brown declares state of emergency because of wine country wildfires https://t.co/uK8Vv7gS8v
— KTVU (@KTVU) October 9, 2017
The declaration covered Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties, specifically the Tubbs and Atlas fires, which have damaged critical infrastructure, threatened thousands of homes and caused the evacuation of residents.