How to get the latest information
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Follow CALFIRE BEU for Monterey & San Benito Counties
Follow CALFIRE CZU for Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties
Follow CALFIRE SCU for Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, western Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties
CALFIRE information is usually updated twice a day
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group Heat Map of Fires in our area.
Alert Wildfire operates a system of cameras showing wildfires on the Central Coast.
Air Quality Information
Searchable map with up-to-date information on air quality.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resources on Wildfire Smoke and Covid-19
Be sure to have proof of address that you are in an evacuation zone, in the form of a driver’s license or piece of mail.
CALFIRE information site on Planning for an Evacuation
Monterey County evacuation sites
The Monterey County Resilience Program has the most up-to-date information on emergency shelters, evacuation centers, and other county resources, as well as options for people who would like to volunteer or donate funds.
Hotels offering discounts
The Carmel Chamber of Commerce and Visit Carmel list of hotels offering discounts..
The Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce list of hotels offering discounts.
Santa Cruz County
Pet Evacuation and Resources
SPCA Monterey County offers supplies and shelter for animals. Call the SPCA at 831-264-5455 for assistance.
Emergency financial support available for staff through Middlebury Chaplain’s Fund
Want to help your neighbors?
More volunteer opportunities can be found through Community Builders of Monterey County