The Butte County Supervisors have called a Special meeting for July 12, 2017, in regards to the Wall Fire and a resolution necessary to declare Butte County in a state of emergency. The Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m.,
The Resolution reads: "Ratifying Local Disaster Proclamation and Requesting Gubernatorial Proclamation – Paul Hahn, the Chief Administrative Officer, declared a local emergency on July 9, 2017, due to the Wall Fire Incident and evacuation of thousands of Butte County residents. In order to obtain State and federal dollars to help with the recovery, a local emergency must be declared. In accordance with the California Emergency Services Act Section 8630(b) the governing body must ratify the declared emergency within seven (7) days for it to remain in effect.
An Update by Fire Chief Darren Read is scheduled on the on Wall Fire.