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California Louisiana Fire (FM-2433)

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Incident period: June 26, 2002 to June 30, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 27, 2002


June 27, 2002 - News Release

Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today to help California fight the uncontrolled Louisiana fire burning in San Bernardino County. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh approved the state's latest request for federal fire management assistance early this morning after learning that the 5,500-acre blaze had destroyed three homes and was threatening more than 200 other dwellings in the towns of Lone Pine and Wrightwood and surrounding areas near West Cajon Valley and David Ranch.

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 $1,084,502.65 $44,668.30 n/a
Last Updated: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 06:23 (Updated daily)

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