Arizona Aspen Fire (FM-2470)
Incident period: June 17, 2003 to July 15, 2003
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 18, 2003
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June 18, 2003
Oakland, CA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency swiftly moved to authorize the use of federal funds to help Arizona fight the uncontrolled fire burning in Pima County, near Marshall Peak. The Aspen Fire, which has burned 100 acres, marks the state's first request for federal fire management assistance in 2003.