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Washington Mt. Leona FireComplex (FM-2378)

Incident period: August 16, 2001 to August 25, 2001
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 17, 2001


August 20, 2001 - News Release

Washington, DC -- Two more uncontrolled multiple wildfires have been added to the list of recent Washington State blazes designated for federal fire suppression funding by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The assistance requested by the state last weekend was approved immediately after it was reported that populated areas were being threatened by the 22,000-acre Rex Creek Complex Fire in Chelan County and the 20,000-acre Mt. Leona Complex Fire in Ferry County.

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 $1,641,186.86 $1,641,186.86 n/a
Last Updated: Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 06:46 (Updated daily)

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