South Dakota Skyline #2 Fire (FM-2569)
Incident period: July 16, 2005 to July 17, 2005
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on July 16, 2005
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July 17, 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 South Dakota fight the Skyline Number Two Fire in Pennington County, South Dakota. When the State of South Dakota requested federal assistance the fire was threatening 200 homes in Rapid City and more than 50 households had been evacuated.