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Colorado Black Mountain Fire (FM-2403)

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Incident period: May 05, 2002 to May 12, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on May 05, 2002


May 6, 2002 - News Release

Washington, D.C.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has again moved swiftly to help Colorado battle another wildfire outbreak, authorizing the use of federal funds within 75 minutes of being contacted by the state of the threat posed by the Black Mountain fire to populated areas in Park 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 $314,629.34 $9,635.97 $170,437.50
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:42 (Updated daily)

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