California Locust Fire (FM-2491)
Incident period: August 18, 2003 to August 21, 2003
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 19, 2003
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August 19, 2003
Oakland, CA -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA authorized firefighting funds to help California fight the uncontrolled Locust fire burning in Riverside County within two hours of being contacted by the state.