These interior forested counties are largely in the Southeast and include oak woodlands, mixed forest and high Wildland Urban Intermix. These private landowners are scattered throughout the landscape. Many ignitions occur within the Wildland Urban Interface. Additionally, these areas experience a higher demographic stress.
Example of a Typical County — Seminole County, Oklahoma: This rural central Oklahoma county has experienced recurrent large fires, especially in 2003, 2005, 2005 and 2012.
|Vegetation and Fuels||High|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||High|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is high risk of large wildfires, less potential for resource benefits.