Jefferson Exchange | September 16, 2013
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Fire/Smoke Relief For Small Businesses

SBA's Kevin Wynne explains who is eligible for disaster loans after the summer fires and smoke.

The summer fires in Josephine and Douglas counties damaged few structures.

The Jenny Fire, part of the Big Windy Complex, and the Rogue River.
Credit PNW #2 IMTeam

But they put a huge dent in the tourism business, especially during the time the Rogue River was closed to rafting. 

Summer is the season that puts many tourism-related businesses into the black for the year, and the federal Small Business Administration can provide disaster assistance to many of them.  

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