These areas occur in the interior federal forests of the eastern United States, mostly within the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, with some counties in Arkansas and Texas. These counties have higher Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) areas and have higher ignitions.
Example of a Typical County — Sevier County, Tennessee: This county includes the primary entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and includes Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
|Vegetation and Fuels||Moderate|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||Moderate|