Colorado Schoonover Fire (FM-2407)
Incident period: May 21, 2002 to May 29, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on May 23, 2002
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May 23, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- Federal funds were authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today to help Colorado fight the uncontrolled Schoonover fire burning since last Tuesday in Douglas County. The action marks the fourth time in the last 30 days that FEMA firefighting assistance has been made available to the state.