California Melton Fire (FM-2533)
Incident period: July 17, 2004 to July 21, 2004
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on July 18, 2004
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July 18, 2004
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today made available federal funds to help fight California's Melton fire burning five miles south of Hemet in Riverside County. The Melton fire has burned more than 2,000 acres and currently has 423 total personnel assigned to contain it.