These counties are characterized by dense homes in the Wildland Urban Interface. The combination consists of only five counties in Nevada, Utah and California. These areas are within Fire Regime Group V and can experience infrequent, but severe fires. Primary emphasis could be on protecting communities.
Example of a Typical County — Churchill County, Nevada: Interstate 80 passes through this western Nevada county of alkali flats and isolated, sometimes forested mountain ranges.
|Vegetation and Fuels||Moderate|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||High|
|Human-Caused Ignitions||Very Low|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is high risk of large wildfires, more potential for resource benefits.