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Texas Paradise Fire (FM-2202)

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Incident period: June 22, 1998 to June 18, 1998
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 18, 1998


June 19, 1998 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA approved a Fire Suppression Assistance Grant was approved for Jeff Davis County, Texas, yesterday. This grant will help firefighters battling the 200-acre Paradise fire burning near the Fort Davis Resort Ranch, about 18 miles southwest of Fort Davis on State Highway 166.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $121,107.70 $119,620.90 $1,486.80
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:20 (Updated daily)

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