Colorado Black Mountain Fire (FM-2403)
Incident period: May 5, 2002 to May 12, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on May 5, 2002
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
May 6, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has again moved swiftly to help Colorado battle another wildfire outbreak, authorizing the use of federal funds within 75 minutes of being contacted by the state of the threat posed by the Black Mountain fire to populated areas in Park County.