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Florida Chipola River Fire Complex (FM-2360)

Incident period: May 14, 2001
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on May 15, 2001

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May 15, 2001 - News Release

Washington, DC -- Federal funds were authorized today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Florida fight the uncontrolled Chipola River Complex Fire located in Walton and Washington counties. According to the agency, the state's request for federal fire suppression aid was approved this afternoon after it was reported that the wildfires had burned 1,400 acres of land and posed an immediate threat to 215 homes and a 1,200-bed prison facility.

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 $695,210.91 $695,210.91 n/a
Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

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