People affected by the Canyon Fire 2 in Orange County are eligible for direct federal aid, according to a White House decision announced by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The aid includes the same type of individual assistance being made available to residents in the fire areas of the Bay Area and the Redding area, according to the governor's office.
People seeking assistance should start by filling out a form at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling (800) 621-3362. The TTY number is (800) 462-7585.