As a service to property owners impacted by the Clayton fire, Lake County requested the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to start the first phase of the Household Hazardous Wastes (HHW) removal process. The DTSC will be conducting sweeps of properties to identify and remove hazardous waste. The start date for DTSC to begin hazardous waste removal is on Monday, October 3rd
State assistance will once again be made available for fire cleanup in Lake County.
On Tuesday, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, state Sen. Mike McGuire and Assemblyman Bill Dodd announced that state funding will be provided under the California Disaster Assistance Act to fund debris cleanup and removal in the neighborhoods of the Clayton fire impact zone similar to what occurred following last year’s Valley fire.
Household hazardous wastes are leftover household products that contain corrosive, ignitable, or reactive ingredients. They of- ten have a “warning” or “flammable” symbol on the label. HHW is found in most homes.
Debris Removal Operations Centers Open Serving Residents Affected by the Valley, Rocky, and Jerusalem Fires.CalRecycle, Cal OES, and Lake County Environmental Health have announced the opening of two Debris Removal Operations Centers (DROC) for residents affected by the Valley, Rocky, and Jerusalem Fires.
Official information blog for the Lake County Office of Emergency Services