Arizona Monument Fire (FM-2919)
Incident period: June 12, 2011 to June 26, 2011
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 12, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
June 13, 2011
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 Arizona fight the Monument Fire in Cochise 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.
May 24, 2011
Oakland, Calif. -- The California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have signed an agreement that now makes federal Public Assistance (PA) funds available to supplement recovery efforts in Del Norte and Santa Cruz counties including Yurok Tribal facilities located in Del Norte. Both counties are recovering from extensive damages from the Tsunami wave action on March11, 2011.