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

Webinar - Fire and Erosion (in Hawaii)
September 24, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am PDT

AWFCG Fall Fire Review
October 7, 2019 (All day) to October 11, 2019 (All day)

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop - Sonora, CA
Ambulance, Fire and EOC Facility
October 8, 2019 (All day)