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Arizona Aspen Fire (FM-2470)

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Incident period: June 17, 2003 to July 15, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 18, 2003


June 18, 2003 - News Release

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.

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 $2,312,991.73 $236,754.74 n/a
Last Updated: Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 06:36 (Updated daily)

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