Ridgecrest, CA: Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency in San Bernardino county due to the Ridgecrest earthquake.

7.06.2019 – SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an emergency proclamation for neighboring San Bernardino County which was also impacted by the effects of a second large magnitude earthquake near Ridgecrest that has damaged critical infrastructure, homes and other structures and caused fires.

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency in San Bernardino county due to the Ridgecrest earthquake 7.06.2019

7.06.2019 – SACRAMENTO — As first responders continue to assess the extent of damage from two significant earthquakes on successive days near the town of Ridgecrest, Governor Gavin Newsom today requested a Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance to further support the communities impacted by the earthquakes.

Governor Newsom’s request to the President and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a Presidential Emergency Declaration can be found here.

Last night, Governor Newsom issued a statement on the work already underway by the state to assist the impacted communities.