Washington 1st Canyon Fire (FM-5012)
Incident period: September 9, 2012 to September 19, 2012
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on September 9, 2012
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September 20, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for both the 1st Canyons Fire burning in Chelan County and the Barker Canyon Fire burning in Douglas and Grant counties. FEMA Acting Regional Administrator Sharon Loper approved Washington’s requests for Fire Management Assistance Grants (FMAG) for the two fires on September 9, 2012.