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Colorado Nash Ranch Fire (FM-2778)

Incident period: June 24, 2008 to December 31, 1969
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 27, 2008


June 27, 2008 - News Release

DENVER, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Nash Ranch Fire. The fire is located west of Cripple Creek, in an area that includes Teller and Park counties. FEMA approved Colorado's request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at    12:41  a.m., after receiving the state's request confirming that the fire was threatening 150 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 $595,258.71 $4,941.20 n/a
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 06:27 (Updated daily)

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