1E-01-P101-EP
Objective• Describe basic fire prevention,  mitigation planning, planning elements,  and standards.                       ...
Introduction• The goal is to develop and implement  programs that maintain a high level of  efficiency in both time and co...
• The fire prevention mitigation plan  should represent current trends and  management decisions based on  management dire...
• Activities must be simple and practical  in order to plan, educate, and inform all  people using the wildlands, as well ...
• Effort must be focused on those causes  which start the greatest number of  unwanted human-caused fires and  which indic...
Recommended Planning Minimum             Criteria• Planning criteria should provide policy,  direction, and establish impl...
Recommended Planning Guidelines•   Purpose        • Description•   Introduction   • Large fire potential•   Objectives    ...
Fire Prevention Treatments• Education       •   Administration• Engineering     •   Fire history• Enforcement     •   Char...
Recommended Planning Elements• Identification        •   Unit vulnerability• Identify              •   Planned attack  man...
Recommended Planning Elements• Risk analysis           • Values at risk• Describe fire history   • Community at risk• Cata...
Planning Considerations• Program options    • Non-personnel• General actions      expenses• Specific actions   • Responsib...
The National Fire Plan• Communities at risk   • Community at risk -  - Agency                assessment• Communities at ri...
Development of aCommunication Strategy   “The Road Map”                         1E-14-P101-EP
Fire Prevention/Mitigation        Measures                             1E-15-P101-EP
Public Education•   Activities       •   Adult programs•   Media            •   Arson awareness•   Bilingual        •   Ev...
Community Outreach/Involvement• Fairs, exhibits   • Preventing Home• Community Fire      Ignitions  Safe awareness    • Fi...
Engineering Elements• WUI fuels assessment standards• WUI fuels planning standards                                   1E-18...
Recreation Areas•   Fire protection considerations•   Fire prevention activities•   Site evaluation•   Establish standards...
Enforcement•   Restricted fire use•   Permit requirements•   Code enforcement•   Fire investigation standards•   Fire insp...
Enforcement• Fire prevention patrol• Fire prevention patrol plan to include  tools, qualifications, types, activities,  sa...
Administration•   Budgets•   Staffing•   Preparedness criteria•   Training, skill development•   Job standards            ...
Community Wildfire Protection Plans                                      1E-23-P101-EP
Community Wildfire Protection Plans• Address wildland/urban interface  (WUI) challenges• Thorough, locally supported  solu...
Background• Healthy Forests Restoration Act (HFRA)• Speed up development and implementation of  hazardous fuels projects• ...
Agencies/Communities collaborate on:  – Hazardous fuel reduction (HFR) project    development  – Priority placed on projec...
Key Points• CWPP developed by local government  with help from federal/state agencies• Plans can be simple or complex     ...
• CWPP plans should include:  – Forest/range conditions  – Values-at-risk  – Priorities for action                        ...
CWPP Minimum Requirements• Collaboration• Prioritized fuel reduction• Treatment of structural ignitability                ...
• Three entities must agree on final  content   – Local government   – Local fire department   – State land     management...
How CWPP Helps Communities• Define appropriate WUI boundary• Priority to projects that protect communities-at-  risk or wa...
Key Points• At least 50 percent of funds allocated for  HFR on FS/BLM lands must be for WUI  projects – as identified in t...
• CWPPs help prioritize projects as  envisioned in the National  Fire Plan and 10-Year  Comprehensive Strategy            ...
Summary and Review Lesson            Objective• Describe basic fire prevention,  mitigation planning, planning elements,  ...
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P 101 ep 1-e

  1. 1. 1E-01-P101-EP
  2. 2. Objective• Describe basic fire prevention, mitigation planning, planning elements, and standards. 1E-02-P101-EP
  3. 3. Introduction• The goal is to develop and implement programs that maintain a high level of efficiency in both time and cost. 1E-03-P101-EP
  4. 4. • The fire prevention mitigation plan should represent current trends and management decisions based on management direction. 1E-04-P101-EP
  5. 5. • Activities must be simple and practical in order to plan, educate, and inform all people using the wildlands, as well as people who live adjacent to wildland and rural areas. 1E-05-P101-EP
  6. 6. • Effort must be focused on those causes which start the greatest number of unwanted human-caused fires and which indicate increasing trends. 1E-06-P101-EP
  7. 7. Recommended Planning Minimum Criteria• Planning criteria should provide policy, direction, and establish implementation and program standards. 1E-07-P101-EP
  8. 8. Recommended Planning Guidelines• Purpose • Description• Introduction • Large fire potential• Objectives • Occurrence analysis• Problems 1E-08-P101-EP
  9. 9. Fire Prevention Treatments• Education • Administration• Engineering • Fire history• Enforcement • Charters • Cooperatives 1E-09-P101-EP
  10. 10. Recommended Planning Elements• Identification • Unit vulnerability• Identify • Planned attack management units • Objectives• Compartments • Compartment• Communities at risk vulnerability 1E-10-P101-EP
  11. 11. Recommended Planning Elements• Risk analysis • Values at risk• Describe fire history • Community at risk• Catastrophic fire planning criteria potential 1E-11-P101-EP
  12. 12. Planning Considerations• Program options • Non-personnel• General actions expenses• Specific actions • Responsibilities 1E-12-P101-EP
  13. 13. The National Fire Plan• Communities at risk • Community at risk - - Agency assessment• Communities at risk standards - Vicinity • Community at risk - educational component 1E-13-P101-EP
  14. 14. Development of aCommunication Strategy “The Road Map” 1E-14-P101-EP
  15. 15. Fire Prevention/Mitigation Measures 1E-15-P101-EP
  16. 16. Public Education• Activities • Adult programs• Media • Arson awareness• Bilingual • Event management• Youth programs • The WUI• Burning Issues 1E-16-P101-EP
  17. 17. Community Outreach/Involvement• Fairs, exhibits • Preventing Home• Community Fire Ignitions Safe awareness • Fire Safe Councils• Firewise action programs 1E-17-P101-EP
  18. 18. Engineering Elements• WUI fuels assessment standards• WUI fuels planning standards 1E-18-P101-EP
  19. 19. Recreation Areas• Fire protection considerations• Fire prevention activities• Site evaluation• Establish standards• Agency requirements 1E-19-P101-EP
  20. 20. Enforcement• Restricted fire use• Permit requirements• Code enforcement• Fire investigation standards• Fire inspections 1E-20-P101-EP
  21. 21. Enforcement• Fire prevention patrol• Fire prevention patrol plan to include tools, qualifications, types, activities, safety, etc. 1E-21-P101-EP
  22. 22. Administration• Budgets• Staffing• Preparedness criteria• Training, skill development• Job standards 1E-22-P101-EP
  23. 23. Community Wildfire Protection Plans 1E-23-P101-EP
  24. 24. Community Wildfire Protection Plans• Address wildland/urban interface (WUI) challenges• Thorough, locally supported solutions• Need leadership and teamwork 1E-24-P101-EP
  25. 25. Background• Healthy Forests Restoration Act (HFRA)• Speed up development and implementation of hazardous fuels projects• Expedite environmental review authorities in the WUI 1E-25-P101-EP
  26. 26. Agencies/Communities collaborate on: – Hazardous fuel reduction (HFR) project development – Priority placed on projects identified in the CWPP – Gives communities a chance to influence how agencies implement fuels projects 1E-26-P101-EP
  27. 27. Key Points• CWPP developed by local government with help from federal/state agencies• Plans can be simple or complex 1E-27-P101-EP
  28. 28. • CWPP plans should include: – Forest/range conditions – Values-at-risk – Priorities for action 1E-28-P101-EP
  29. 29. CWPP Minimum Requirements• Collaboration• Prioritized fuel reduction• Treatment of structural ignitability 1E-29-P101-EP
  30. 30. • Three entities must agree on final content – Local government – Local fire department – State land management agency 1E-30-P101-EP
  31. 31. How CWPP Helps Communities• Define appropriate WUI boundary• Priority to projects that protect communities-at- risk or watershed• Expedite NEPA procedures for CWPP projects 1E-31-P101-EP
  32. 32. Key Points• At least 50 percent of funds allocated for HFR on FS/BLM lands must be for WUI projects – as identified in the CWPP.• Communities with CWPPs should have priority when funds are allocated for projects on non-federal land. 1E-32-P101-EP
  33. 33. • CWPPs help prioritize projects as envisioned in the National Fire Plan and 10-Year Comprehensive Strategy 1E-33-P101-EP
  34. 34. Summary and Review Lesson Objective• Describe basic fire prevention, mitigation planning, planning elements, and standards 1E-34-P101-EP

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