Utah Blue Springs Fire (FM-2564)
Incident period: June 27, 2005 to July 1, 2005
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 27, 2005
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June 28, 2005
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last night authorized the use of federal funds to help Utah fight the Blue Springs Fire in Washington County, Utah. When the State of Utah requested federal assistance, the fire was threatening 375 homes in the town of New Harmony, Utah. Over 1,200 people had been evacuated.