There counties include federal land and have a relatively low fire risk. However, their proximity to counties of greater fire risk indicates that they may experience large, long duration fires in the future.
Example of a Typical County — Pope County, Illinois: This Ohio River-side county in southern Illinois is dominated by the Shawnee National Forest.
|Vegetation and Fuels||Moderate|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||Very Low|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is high risk of large wildfires, more potential for resource benefits.