These counties occur mostly within the upper Midwest and within upstate New York. They are characterized by low amounts of Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). There is little fire occurrence, but the infrequent and rare fires can be severe. The landscape falls within the northeast Fire Regime Group V.
Example of a Typical County — Wayne County, New York: This rural county of small towns lies east of Rochester on the south shore of Lake Ontario.
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