Colorado Dierich Fire (FM-2422)
Incident period: June 9, 2002 to June 18, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 10, 2002
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June 10, 2002
For the tenth time this year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Colorado battle a wildfire threatening lives and property. FEMA approved assistance tonight for the Dierich fire in Mesa County. Earlier today, the agency announced a fire management assistance grant to help state firefighting efforts for the Hayman fire.