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Virginia Far Southwest Fire Complex (FM-2390)

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Incident period: November 14, 2001 to December 09, 2001
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on November 16, 2001


November 20, 2001 - News Release

Washington, DC - Federal assistance has been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Virginia battle an outbreak of wildfires in the southwestern part of the state. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh approved the state's request for federal fire management assistance after it was reported late last week that the Far Southwest Fire Complex had consumed over 17,000 acres and was threatening more than 800 homes in the counties of Buchanan, Dickenson and Scott.

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 $394,778.25 $394,778.25 n/a
Last Updated: Monday, October 12, 2015 - 06:32 (Updated daily)

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