Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Arizona residents and business owners affected by the Monument Fire that began June 12 in Cochise County, U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Karen G. Mills announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare Cochise County a disaster following a request received on July 6 from Gov. Janice K. Brewer.
The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Cochise County and the neighboring counties of Graham, Greenlee, Pima and Santa Cruz, as well as the neighboring county of Hidalgo in New Mexico.
Read the rest of the details on the SBA’s blog HERE.