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Montana Lincoln Fire Complex (FM-2492)

Incident period: August 14, 2003 to September 12, 2003
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 20, 2003


August 20, 2003 - News Release

Denver, CO - Federal funds to help with certain state and local firefighting costs for the Lincoln Complex fire were authorized late Wednesday afternoon by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Michael D. Brown, FEMA Director and Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Department of Homeland Security, approved a Fire Management Assistance Grant about an hour after the state requested the aid, because of reports that the fire was rapidly growing and there was an imminent threat to lives and 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 $763,957.53 $14,032.87 n/a
Last Updated: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 08:12 (Updated daily)

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