These counties, especially those in the west, are distinguished from their neighbors by few ignitions and a low area burned. Each of these counties are forested and have a federal land presence. Portions of some of these counties have experienced large wildfires.
Example of a Typical County — Emery County, Utah: Dominated by BLM lands and Manti-La Sal National Forest, this county has extensive area with low fuels.
|Vegetation and Fuels||Very Low|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||Very Low|
|Human-Caused Ignitions||Very Low|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is high risk of large wildfires, more potential for resource benefits.