California Freeway Complex Fire (FM-2792)
Incident period: November 15, 2008 to November 20, 2008
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on November 15, 2008
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November 17, 2008
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help California fight the Freeway Complex Fire affecting Riverside, Orange, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino counties. The authorization makes FEMA funding available to reimburse 75 percent of the eligible firefighting costs under an approved grant for managing, mitigating and controlling the fire.