California Grand Prix Fire (FM-2501)
Incident period: October 21, 2003 to November 12, 2003
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on October 23, 2003
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October 24, 2003
Oakland, CA -- Within two hours of being contacted by the state, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's FEMA authorized firefighting funds to help California fight the 4,021-acre Grand Prix fire burning near Fontana in San Bernardino County.