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Colorado Walker Ranch Fire (FM-2338)

Incident period: September 16, 2000 to September 20, 2000
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on September 16, 2000


September 18, 2000 - News Release

Washington, D.C. -- Federal funds have been authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Colorado fight the uncontrolled Walker Ranch fire burning in Boulder County. The fire suppression aid requested by the state was approved over the weekend after the agency was informed that the 400-acre blaze posed a threat to residents in the Pine Notch, Lake Shores and Juniper Heights subdivisions and forced the evacuation of 25 homes.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $1,371,792.07 $1,371,792.07 n/a
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 06:59 (Updated daily)

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