Colorado Mason Fire (FM-2566)
Incident period: July 8, 2005 to July 17, 2005
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on July 10, 2005
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July 11, 2005
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) yesterday authorized the use of federal funds to help fight the Mason fire burning south of Wetmore, in Custer County and Pueblo County. When the State of Colorado's request for federal assistance was approved, 900 homes in eight subdivisions had been evacuated.