Photo Release: Governor Brown Meets With “Rim Fire” First Responders in Tuolumne County


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TUOLUMNE – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined state and federal fire and emergency officials at the “Rim Fire” near Yosemite National Park. The Governor was briefed by emergency and fire personnel before meeting with first responders at the base camp in Tuolumne City.

Photo captions can be found below:

1.) Governor Brown joins National Guard Major General David S. Baldwin (left) and Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Director Mark S. Ghilarducci (right) at Tuolumne City base camp. Photo Credit: Brad Alexander, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.

2.) Governor Brown greets firefighters returning from the fire line. From left to right: Mike Detoy and Jon Trujillo of Riverside and Jeff Collins of Escondido. Photo Credit: Justin Short, Office of the Governor.

3.) Governor Brown and Major General Baldwin (left) receive a briefing from U.S. Forest Service district ranger Michael Wilkins (left) and CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Chief Steve Lawshe (right). Photo Credit: Justin Short, Office of the Governor.

For high resolution copies of these photos, please contact Danella Debel, Office of the Governor at