These counties are typically in the interior forested areas of the upper Midwest in Minnesota, some western counties of Missouri and some solitary counties of Oklahoma and Texas. They are characterized by less Wildland Urban Interface.
Example of a Typical County — Clearwater County, Minnesota: This northwest Minnesota county experienced large fires in 2002, 2003 and 2005. It includes Red Lake and White Earth Indian Reservations.
|Vegetation and Fuels||Moderate|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||Very Low|