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News: California Foothill Fire

July 18, 2004
News Release
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized federal funds to help fight another fire in California: the Foothill fire near Newhall in Los Angeles County. More than 900 personnel are assigned to fight this fire that is burning dry grass and chaparral in difficult terrain.