California Paradise Fire (FM-2506)
Incident period: October 26, 2003 to December 31, 1969
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on October 26, 2003
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October 26, 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 Cedar and Paradise fires burning in San Diego County.