California Department of Transportation

California Department of Transportation

Date:       September 16, 2015
Contact: Betsy Totten
Phone:    (707) 445-6444
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone:    (916) 657-5060

Caltrans Responds to the Valley Fire

LAKE COUNTY—When disaster strikes in California, Caltrans is one of several state departments ready at a moment’s notice to help in emergency response and recovery.

Valley Fire PhotoIn this Caltrans News Flash, spokesperson Betsy Totten shares information about the Valley Fire, which has ravaged 70,000 acres in Lake, Sonoma and Napa counties. The fire has displaced thousands of residents and destroyed hundreds of homes, and has compromised Routes 29 and 175. Totten explores what Caltrans is doing to get the people of Lake County back into their homes and on with their lives.

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This News Flash is 46th in a series of videos highlighting the Caltrans’ activities that keep California’s transportation system moving forward.

For more information about the department’s activities, connect with Caltrans: Find more Caltrans News Flash videos via Twitter using the #CaltransNewsFlash hashtag.