Colorado Nash Ranch Fire (FM-2778)
Incident period: June 24, 2008 to December 31, 1969
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 27, 2008
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June 27, 2008
DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Nash Ranch Fire. The fire is located west of Cripple Creek, in an area that includes Teller and Park counties. FEMA approved Colorado's request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 12:41 a.m., after receiving the state's request confirming that the fire was threatening 150 homes.