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July 14, 2004
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made federal funds available to help defray the firefighting costs for the Waterfall fire burning in Kings Canyon near Carson City, Nevada. Michael D. Brown, under secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, approved the request for federal fire management assistance for the Waterfall fire at 10:03 a.m. The request was made by the state at 7:15 a.m.