California Copper Fire (FM-2417)
Incident period: June 5, 2002 to June 14, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 6, 2002
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June 7, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized, within forty-five minutes of being contacted by the state of California, the use of federal funds to help fight the uncontrolled Copper fire burning in Los Angeles County.