These counties are in the southern plains of the United States and are typically more demographically advantaged and experience a larger amount of fire. Homes are consolidated into a small area with a long history of fire, and the communities are located near large natural landscapes that are not forested.
Example of a Typical County — Laramie County, Wyoming: Laramie County includes the town of Cheyenne. Occasional large fires are possible, as it occurred in 2005.
|Vegetation and Fuels||Moderate|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||High|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is high risk of large wildfires, less potential for resource benefits.