FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Margo Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of Arizona in combating the Margo Fire burning in Pinal County.

On Apr. 8, 2021, the state of Arizona submitted a request for a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) for the Margo Fire. At the time of the request, the fire threatened approximately 400 homes in and around Dudleyville, with mandatory evacuations in place for around 500 people. The fire also threatened 20 buildings, community infrastructure, and power distribution and transmission lines.

Original article published by FEMA.gov on April 9th, 2021

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