Washington Needle Fire (FM-2498)
Incident period: September 5, 2003 to September 17, 2003
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on September 6, 2003
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September 6, 2003
Seattle, WA -- The U. S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help Washington State fight the outbreak of an uncontrolled wildfire threatening the Lost River Airport Association subdivision in Okanogan County.