Hazard and Risk Portal

Definition: Hazard - A fuel complex defined by kind, arrangement, volume, condition, and location that forms a special threat of ignition and resistance to control. Risk - The chance of fire starting as determined by the presence and activity of causative agents.
(National Wildfire Coordinating Group/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

The hazard and risk topic page contains resources related to the study of hazards associated with wildland fire in the environment as well as risk management and risk assessment.

Upcoming Events

Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact Winter Awareness Meeting
January 29, 2019 (All day) to January 31, 2019 (All day)

Fifth Annual Burning Issues Workshop and Michigan Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting: Decision-making for Fire-dependent Systems
Fort Custer National Training Center (FCTC)
February 5, 2019 (All day) to February 6, 2019 (All day)

Impacts of Wildfires on Air Quality and Health
Santa Rosa, CA
February 13, 2019 (All day) to February 14, 2019 (All day)