The Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) Program provides a 75% federal cost-share reimbursement to Grantees for actual costs.
Eligible Costs Include:
- Costs for equipment and supplies (less insurance proceeds);
- Costs for emergency work (evacuations and sheltering, police barricading and traffic control, arson investigation.
- Costs for State emergency operations center (when used as a Unified Command Center.
- Costs for the pre-positioning of Federal, out-of-State, and international resources for up to 21 days.
- Cost of personal comfort and safety items for firefighter health and safety.
- Costs for field camps and meals in lieu of per diem.
- Costs for mobilization and demobilization costs.
- Costs for the temporary repair of damage cause by firefighting activities.
- Costs for the mitigation, management, and control of declared fires burning on co-mingles Federal land, when such costs are not reimbursable by another Federal agency.
FEMA Press Release for FMAG: Waldo Canyon and Weber Fires