California Gaviota Fire (FM-2519)
Incident period: June 5, 2004 to June 16, 2004
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 5, 2004
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June 7, 2004
OAKLAND, Calif. -? Within hours of being contacted by the state, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized firefighting funds to help California fight the Gaviota Fire burning in Santa Barbara County, Calif.