The California "River Fire" of Salinas, in Monterey County, was ignited by dry lightning on August 16, 2020, fills the sky with dark smoke and flames as it burns close to a houses on its first day.

If you or a fed you know has suffered the loss of a home or had expenses related to evacuation, FEEA may be able to provide a grant for temporary assistance.

Our Disaster Relief Program helps bridge the gap while feds are waiting for insurance claims or other disaster relief to be processed. Learn more and apply at