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Colorado Spring Fire (FM-2412)

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Incident period: June 02, 2002 to June 26, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 03, 2002


June 3, 2002 - News Release

Washington, D.C.-- For the second time in one day, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has acted to help battle wildfire outbreaks in Colorado. Moving quickly when it became clear the fires were becoming a threat to lives and property, FEMA authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state in battling the Spring fire and the James John/Fisher fire, both in Las Animas County. In total, these two fires have scorched approximately 14,000 acres.

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 $1,867,130.11 $5,919.71 $1,462,500.00
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:44 (Updated daily)

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