Central Coast Wildfires: Updates & Resources
Five of the top 20 largest wildfires in California history have occured in 2020, according to Cal Fire.
Fires have burned over 3 million acres since the start of the year. That's 26 times higher than the number of acres burned in 2019.
In Santa Cruz, San Mateo and Monterey counties, over 900 houses have been destroyed.
Those affected by wildfires can apply for disaster assistance by visiting disasterassistance.gov, downloading the FEMA app or calling (800) 621-3362.
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