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County Fire Starts New Year with New Name

| 8:50 AM

The year 2021 will mean a new name for the San Diego County Fire Authority as the organization has been recently renamed the San Diego County Fire Protection District.

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Continued FEMA Rental Assistance May be Available for Valley Fire Survivors

| 11:21 AM

Survivors of the September Valley Fire who are currently receiving Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rental assistance for temporary housing as part of the Individuals and Households Program may be able to extend their current benefits into the new year.

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Burned home with man surveying damage.

Valley Fire Survivors May Apply for Federal Aid to Help With Losses

| 3:04 PM

Homeowners or renters affected by the Valley Fire in September can now apply for a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant through Dec. 15. The grants are designed to help with serious disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance such as rent, home repair or replacement, medical or dental costs, transportation or other personal property losses.