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This document is contained within the Fire Management Toolbox on Wilderness.net. Since other related resources found in this toolbox may be of interest, you can visit this toolbox by visiting the following URL: http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=toolboxes&sec=fire. All toolboxes are products of the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center.


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Fire Management History Toolbox on Wilderness.net. Since other related resources found in this toolbox may be of interest, you can visit this toolbox by visiting the following URL: http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=toolboxes&sec=fire. All toolboxes are products of the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center.

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Fire Policy

Wilderness Resource Advisor

April 24-26, 2007

Duluth MN

Patti Hirami

Director, Aviation and Fire Mgt

USFS Eastern Region


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  • Understand how fire management history led to the current Federal Fire Policy

  • Have a working knowledge of the basics of the Federal Fire Policy relevant to wilderness fire management and the WRA role.


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  • Fire Control

    • 10 AM policy

    • Prevention

    • Suppression technology

      Prescribed Fire

    • Prescribed fire

    • Prescribed Natural Fire


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  • Peshtigo WI 1871

  • FWS first Rx fire 1927

  • Mann Gulch MT 1949

  • Prescribed Natural Fire 1976

  • Quetico Provincial Park classified as Wilderness Park 1977, FMP 1997

  • Mack Lake MI 1980

  • Yellowstone WY 1988

  • South Canyon CO 1994

  • 1995 Federal Fire Policy

  • Cerro Grande NM 2000

  • 2001 Review of the Federal Fire Policy


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    Main Processes

    Results/Outcomes

    Evaluation

    Federal Fire Policy Components

    Foundation

    Standardization

    Science

    Fire Management and Ecosystem Sustainability

    Prevention

    Interagency Cooperation

    Use of Wildland Fire

    Preparedness

    Agency Administrator and Employee Roles

    Wildland/Urban Interface

    Safety

    Suppression

    Planning

    Rehabilitation and Restoration

    Protection Priorities

    Communication and Education

    Response to Wildland Fire


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    A Few Key Points for WRAs

    • Firefighter safety

    • Wildland fire recognized as a critical natural process and must be reintroduced into the ecosystem. Fire allowed to function as nearly as possible to its natural role to achieve long-term goals of ecosystem health.

    • Wildland fire management decisions and resource management decisions go hand-in-hand and are based on approved fire management and land and resource management plans.

    • Appropriate Management Response (AMR)


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    A Few Key Points for WRAs, con’t.

    • Once a fire is declared a wildland fire, it cannot be managed as a fire use fire.

    • Human caused starts cannot be managed as a fire use fire.

    • A fire can be initially managed as a wildland fire use fire, but if it exceeds prescription or the situation changes, it must be managed as a wildland fire and an appropriate management response taken. Use your WFIP.


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    A Few Key Points

    • 1995 policy still valid

    • Condition of fire adapted ecosystems continues to deteriorate

    • Need to address ecosystem sustainability, science, education, communication

    • Emphasis on integrated program management

    • 2004 Implementation strategy approved by DOI and USDA Secretaries


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    • Costs

    • Appropriate Management Response

    • WFSA

    • WFIP

    • Decision Support

    • Line Office Certification

    • Oversight


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    If large incident:

    • Don’t get lost in the system – you have an important advisory role

    • Plans, Finance, Logistics

      Regardless of size

    • Coordinate with other resource advisors and agency administrator

    • Understand the decision space and risks for which the agency administer is responsible

    • Use the toolbox website

    • Operational and personal safety


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