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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2014
DMV Helps Weed Fire Victims At Local Assistance Center
SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is committed to helping Siskiyou County residents impacted by the recent devastating Boles wildfire by offering a limited number of services at a local assistance center set up temporarily at College of the Siskiyous in Weed.
DMV employees are able to provide customers with duplicate driver licenses, identification cards, registration, title and disabled placards. In addition, staff can assist with change of address requests, substitute plates, vehicle disposal and print-outs of driver records and registrations.
Local Assistance Center:
College of the Siskiyous
The DMV is working closely with other state agencies, as well as the California Office of Emergency Services, which activated the temporary assistance center.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports the Boles wildfire started September 15, 2014, burned 479 acres and destroyed approximately 150 homes.
Save Time, Go Online! Doing business with the DMV has never been easier. The DMV offers an array of services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its Website (www.dmv.ca.gov), including online advance appointments for written and drive tests; vehicle registration and driver license renewals, selection of personalized license plates, changes of address and payment of fees via secure debit transactions. Customers can also effect transactions by calling DMV customer service at (800) 777—0133. DMV is a department under the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA).