New Mexico Dalton Fire (FM-2404)
Incident period: May 6, 2002 to May 17, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on May 7, 2002
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May 7, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized federal funds to help New Mexico fight the uncontrolled Dalton fire burning in San Miguel County. The action marks the third time this year that FEMA firefighting assistance has been made available to the state.