Current Status of Monterey County:
The Soberanes Fire is burning in Monterey County south of Carmel.
You can call the Office of Emergency Services helpline at 831-796-1900 for information or to request help.
Follow fire and community information here:
For the latest fire information:
A Disaster Resource Directory is available for those impacted by the Soberanes and Chimney Fires.
About UsThe Monterey County Office of Emergency Services is responsible for the following:
• Ensure all phases of emergency management are addressed in strategic planning efforts, building the core capabilities and disaster resiliencies within the communities of Monterey County;
• Organizing, staffing and operating the OA EOC;
• Provide information and guidance to the public and elected officials including emergency warning and alerting
• Provide resource management inventories of critical assets, supplies and equipment necessary to support emergency response and recovery operations;
• Reviewing and maintaining internal and external emergency operations plans and preparedness programs for the Operational Area
• Ensure that emergency planning follows state and federal guidance.
• Identifying and analyzing potential hazards and recommending appropriate mitigation measures
• Conduct on-going emergency preparedness and educational campaigns
• Serving as the emergency management point of contact for government officials, public safety, organizations, nonprofit and community based organizations, city, county and private industry partner and stakeholders.
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