These counties are rural, agricultural counties of the Great Plains and are distinguished by their low Wildland Urban Interface and moderate area burned.

Example of a Typical County — Hall County, Nebraska: This eastern Nebraska county is bisected by the Platte River and Interstate 80 and includes the town of Grand Island.

National Priorities

Vegetation and Fuels Low
Homes, Communities and Values at Risk Very Low
Human-Caused Ignitions Low
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is low risk of large wildfires.

Policy Options and Opportunities

Vegetation and Fuels
These counties may consider using prescribed fire, grazing and mowing as their primary fuel management options.

Home and Community Actins
Individual homeowners can be proactive on home defensive actions.

Human-Caused Ignitions
Reduce human-caused incendiary ignitions by focusing on enforcement programs.

Effective and Efficient Wildfire Response
Response organizations continue to protect structures, treat fuels and target ignitions as local conditions apply.

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