Nevada Highway-50 Fire (Formerly Spooner Fire) (FM-2469)
Incident period: June 17, 2003 to June 19, 2003
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 17, 2003
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June 17, 2003
Oakland, CA -- Less than two hours after learning that the Spooner Fire* threatened homes and businesses in an area along U.S. Route 50 on the outskirts of Carson City, Nevada, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response Michael D. Brown immediately made federal funds available to help defray the firefighting costs.