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California Stevens Fire (FM-2541)

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Incident period: August 08, 2004 to August 14, 2004
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 08, 2004


August 9, 2004 - News Release

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made available federal funds to help fight California’s Stevens fire burning close to Alpine Meadows, a residential area near Colfax, Placer County. The Stevens fire, which began yesterday and has prompted the mandatory evacuation of 100 people, threatens 100 homes. It is also threatening a main railroad line and Interstate Highway 80. The fire has burned 220 acres, and an estimated 2,000 acres could burn.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $2,602,493.70 $5,248.58 n/a
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:19 (Updated daily)

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