SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – President Donald Trump arrived in California Monday morning for a briefing on the state’s wildfire devastation.
Multiple fires have since burned more than 3.3 million acres in California and triggered Oregon officials to prepare for a potential “mass fatality incident.”
The fires are also the cause of the “apocalyptic” orange skies that cast an eerie shadow over the Bay Area last week.
In a briefing that began at 11 a.m. at McClellan Park in Sacramento County, Gov. Gavin Newsom briefed the president on California’s current wildfire situation.
Trump is expected to make remarks in a public press conference scheduled for noon. He will also participate in a ceremony recognizing the California National Guard.
KRON4’s Ashley Zavala will be covering Trump’s visit, as well as Governor Gavin Newsom’s wildfire tour, which is also scheduled for later Monday.
After his scheduled events in California, Trump will head to Phoenix to attend a Latinos for Trump Coalition Roundtable.
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