Oregon Cache Mountain Fire (FM-2455)
Incident period: July 28, 2002 to August 1, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on July 29, 2002
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July 29, 2002
Washington, D.C. -- For the second time in less than 24 hours, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a request from Oregon for federal funds to help fight another wildfire burning in Deschutes and Jefferson counties. The approval marks the eighth time in the last two weeks that FEMA firefighting aid has been made available to the state.