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Photos of Whole-of-Government Sally, Wildfire Response

Release Date Release Number
HQ-20-272

WASHINGTON — FEMA continues close coordination with state, tribal and local governments for disaster response across the country. FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor has visited states impacted by recent fire and hurricane damage. President Trump approved a major disaster declaration for Alabama and emergency declarations for Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi to provide federal assistance and coordinate disaster relief efforts across the Gulf Coast. Major disaster declarations were also declared for California and Oregon wildfire response. FEMA teams and disaster recovery resources are on the ground assisting with state recovery efforts. Residents in affected states should continue paying attention to their local emergency managers for safety instructions and opportunities for assistance.

Federal, Local Leaders Discuss Hurricane Sally Impacts

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor, and FEMA Region 4 Administrator Gracia Szczech speak with Florida and Escambia County officials about damage caused by Hurricane Sally

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 19, 2020) -- Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (left), FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor, and FEMA Region 4 Administrator Gracia Szczech speak with Florida and Escambia County officials about damage caused by Hurricane Sally.  

FEMA photo by Noah Golding

Power Crews Stage Equipment for Power Restoration

Power crews stage equipment as they work to repair damaged power lines and restore electricity to the area.

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2020) -- Power crews stage equipment as they work to repair damaged power lines and restore electricity to the area.

FEMA photo Noah Golding

Crews Work to Repair Powerlines, Clear Debris

A man with a stop sign stands protecting a backhoe dumping debris into a dump truck as crews work to clear the road and restore power along U.S. Highway 22.

MARION COUNTY, Ore. (Sept. 18, 2020) -- Crews work to clear the road and restore power along U.S. Highway 22.

FEMA photo by Dominick Del Vecchio

Crews Work to Repair Powerlines, Clear Debris

Several power company trucks parked along U.S. Highway 22 as their crews work to repair powerlines

MARION COUNTY, Ore. (Sept. 18, 2020) -- Crews work to clear the road and restore power along U.S. Highway 22.

FEMA photo by Dominick Del Vecchio

Crews Work to Repair Powerlines, Clear Debris

A FEMA Mobile Emergency Response Support technician works on an antenna tower trailer that was set up to support urban search and rescue operations

ASHLAND, Ore. (Sept. 17, 2020) -- A FEMA Mobile Emergency Response Support technician works on an antenna tower trailer that was set up to support urban search and rescue operations.

FEMA photo by Jason Oud

 

Emergency Response Support Units are Supporting Search, Rescue Operations

A FEMA Incident Response Vehicle provides communication support for urban search and rescue efforts from a burned-out orchard in the hills east of Springfield, Oregon

LANE COUNTY, Ore. (Sep. 18, 2020) -- A FEMA Incident Response Vehicle provides communication support for urban search and rescue efforts from a burned-out orchard in the hills east of Springfield, Oregon.

FEMA photos by Don Sheppard

 

Historic Wildfires Leave Destruction in their Wake

Melted metal in foreground off burned out pickup truck

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ore. (Sept. 18, 2020) -- Historic wildfires have left homes and neighborhoods destroyed in Lincoln County, Oregon. Most of the county, known as a coastal vacation spot, was placed under evacuation orders as a result of the Echo Mountain Complex Fire.

FEMA photos by David Yost

 

Historic Wildfires Leave Destruction in their Wake

House burned down to concrete blocks on ground

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ore. (Sept. 18, 2020) -- Historic wildfires have left homes and neighborhoods destroyed in Lincoln County, Oregon. Most of the county, known as a coastal vacation spot, was placed under evacuation orders as a result of the Echo Mountain Complex Fire.

FEMA photos by David Yost

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Last updated September 21, 2020