Texas Rosewood Fire (FM-2610)
Incident period: January 5, 2006 to December 31, 1969
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on January 5, 2006
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January 6, 2006
WASHINGTON , D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) this week authorized the use of additional federal funds from the Nation's Disaster Relief Fund to help Texas and Oklahoma fight fires burning in those states. The announcement comes on the heels of an earlier announcement this week that FEMA will fund firefighting efforts on 17 other fires in Texas , Oklahoma and New Mexico .