Hawaii Maalaea Fire (FM-2844)
Incident period: June 8, 2010 to June 13, 2010
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 9, 2010
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June 9, 2010
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state of Hawaii fight the Maalaea Fire in Maui 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.