California Jesusita Fire (FM-2817)
Incident period: May 5, 2009 to May 22, 2009
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on May 6, 2009
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May 7, 2009
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 Jesusita wildland Fire in Santa Barbara County. 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.