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USFS Reimbursement for Mutual Aid Deployments

Monday, April 22, 2019  
Posted by: FDAC
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Proposed Changes Raise Concerns

California’s fire service has been informed that there may be some changes to the method by which the United States Forest Service (USFS) reimburses departments for mutual aid deployments to federal incidents coming into this next peak fire season.  FDAC, CalChiefs and others are concerned about how these proposed changes may potentially impact our members and on the availability of resources for mutual aid deployment in our upcoming peak fire season. 

Cal OES joins us in that concern and is engaged in this discussion with the USFS.  FDAC will be monitoring the situation closely and will keep our members updated as developments occur. 

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