Texas Ranger Hill Fire (FM-2327)
Incident period: August 30, 2000 to September 13, 2000
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 31, 2000
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September 1, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Texas battle another uncontrolled wildfire located in Eastland County. According to the agency, the state's request for federal fire suppression aid was approved last night after it was reported that the 3,000-acre Ranger Hill fire posed a threat to 200 homes near the town of Strawn.