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DMV Assists Sand Fire Victims at Los Angeles County Local Assistance Center


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August 4, 2016

DMV Assists Sand Fire Victims at Los Angeles County Local Assistance Center

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will offer limited services to Sand Fire victims at an assistance center being set up at the William S. Hart Park, Hart Hall, located at 24151 Newhall Avenue in Newhall. The temporary center opens Friday, August 5, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

Acting Governor Tom Torlakson issued an emergency proclamation on July 26, 2016 authorizing fee and/or penalty waivers for victims of the Sand Fire in Los Angeles County, as appropriate. At the assistance center, affected customers will be able to order, at no cost, replacement driver licenses, identification cards, vehicle registration and title, substitute license plates and stickers, and disabled person placards. In addition, they can acquire vehicle disposal paperwork, driver record printouts and submit a change of address. These services are also available at local DMV field offices.

Los Angeles County Local Assistance Center
William S. Hart Park, Hart Hall
24151 Newhall Avenue
Newhall, CA 91321


Friday, August 5           1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 6       8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Monday, August 8        1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The DMV is one of several state agencies working together to provide this one-stop help center for residents impacted by the Sand Fire burning in Los Angeles County. Residents can obtain additional details about the Local Assistance Center and other emergency preparedness information by calling 211 or visiting

For assistance with DMV related business, call the DMV customer service center at 1-800-777-0133 or visit

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