Fire Danger Subcommittee

The Fire Danger Subcommittee (FDS) provides national leadership to advance fire danger rating in support of effective fire management decision-making. The FDS is responsible to the Fire Environment Committee to establish and maintain standards and procedures for fire danger rating. Primary objectives include:

  • Establish and maintain standards and procedures for fire danger rating, including those for Fire Danger Operating Plans and Fire Danger PocketCards.
  • ​Develop and disseminate fire danger rating training and guidance.
  • Provide leadership in the National Fire Danger Rating System and associated decision support applications, including Weather Information Management System, FireFamily Plus, and the Wildland Fire Assessment System.

 

Chair: 
Jon Wallace
NWCG Coordinator: 
Paul Schlobohm
Parent Committee: 
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
Apr 2017