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Fire Information & Emergency Notification Resources

August 21, 2020

UPDATE 8/21/2020: Monterey County has launched a 2020 River and Carmel Fires information. Click Here to View Resources.

Resources include:

  • Emergency Notifications
  • Interactive Fire Map
  • Fire Status links 
  • Evacuee Shelter/Center Information, Assistance
  • Donations/Volunteer Opportunities

Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself and Loved Ones from Wildfire Smoke (Click Here)

Below is a list of ways local residents can get reliable information about the River Fire such as fire status, evacuations and advisories, and to sign up for emergency notifications.

Emergency Notifications

  • AlertMontereyCounty: Monterey County residents can sign up to receive emergency notifications via email, phone or text message. Click Here to Sign Up.
  • Nixle: Receive text message alerts from local agencies including fire information that may impact you. Text your zip code to 888777 to opt into Nixle.
  • 211: You can call or text 211. Operators can provide updated fire and evacuation information. You can also text “fire” or “wildfire” to 211-211, add your zip code and receive links to current information. 

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