Fresno, California 2020-09-16 16:06:58 –
This story is developing and will be updated as we listen into the governor’s press conference.
The governor was in Fresno County Tuesday to brief Sen. Kamala Harris on the devastation of the Creek Fire.
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“Sadly, these wildfires and the devastation they cause are utterly predictable,” Harris said. “Especially in residential areas, and you’ll see where the fire has just swept through. Everything is gone except the chimney… those chimneys remind me of tombstones.”
On Monday, Newsom met with President Donald Trump and leaders from around the state to discuss the ongoing fire threat.
This week also brought a few changes to California’s 4-tier coronavirus reopening plan. On Tuesday, Marin, Inyo and Tehama counties were all moved from the “purple” to the “red” tier, meaning they can reopen more businesses.
California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said he expects restrictions to loosen on even more counties next week.
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