California Calaveras Fire Complex (FM-2540)
Incident period: August 6, 2004 to August 12, 2004
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 7, 2004
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August 7, 2004
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized firefighting funds to help fight the uncontrolled Armstrong fire within hours of being contacted by the state. The Armstrong fire poses a threat to three towns, Avery, Arnold and Hathaway Pines, in Calaveras County, California.