National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Fire Danger Subcommittee

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Mission Statement

The Fire Danger Subcommittee (FDSC) provides national leadership to advance fire danger rating in support of effective fire management decision-making.

Primary Objectives

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  • Develop and support standards, analysis processes, and tools for fire danger rating. 
  • Facilitate development and dissemination of training and information that enable effective interpretation and utilization of fire danger rating. 
  • Promote the effective integration of fire danger rating into wildland fire planning, operational practices, and decision support. 
  • Contribute to the standardization of fire danger rating associated information technology systems to collect and distribute data, processes, spatial displays, and analysis outputs. 
Chair: 
Cheryl Bright
NWCG Coordinator: 
Dave Schultz
Parent Committee: 
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2023-11-03