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Wyoming McFarland Divide Fire (FM-2382)

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Incident period: September 05, 2001 to September 08, 2001
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on September 06, 2001


September 4, 2001 - News Release

Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Wyoming battle the uncontrolled McFarland Divide Fire located in Crook County. According to the agency, federal fire suppression aid requested by the state last night was approved today after learning that the fire posed a threat to more than 50 homes in the Spring Creek and Thorn Divide subdivisions. Weather conditions add to the threat as no rain is expected and strong winds are forecast.

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 $76,944.59 $76,944.59 n/a
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:17 (Updated daily)

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