This area includes the pine forests of the Southeast as well as some of the more hardwood dominated forests of Tennessee and Kentucky. There is a small federal presence and a presence of both small and larger private industry. This area is characterized by its Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), with more urban areas than the national average. There are some constraints regarding smoke in the WUI.
Example of a Typical County — Hardin County, Tennessee: This heavily forested Tennessee River county has some federal land, but is mostly privately owned.
|Vegetation and Fuels||Moderate|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||High|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is low risk of large wildfires.