Wednesday, July 29, 2009

FEMA advisory 07.29

FEMA Authorizes Funds To Help WA State Fight Union Valley Fire
Wed, 29 Jul 2009 14:07:55 -0500

SEATTLE, Wash. --The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help Washington State fight the Union Valley Fire burning in Chelan County.

When Wildfires Rage: Prepare, Stay Informed And Evacuate If Directed
Wed, 29 Jul 2009 16:00:03 -0500

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Sustained record-breaking temperatures have raised wildfire hazards throughout the Pacific Northwest. With wildfires burning in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington state, FEMA Acting Regional Administrator Dennis Hunsinger encourages at-risk residents to prepare for the worst, stay informed on local conditions and evacuate if instructed to by fire or emergency management officials.

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