Developing a Prescribed Fire Burn Plan: ELEMENTS & CONSIDERATIONS

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Developing a Prescribed Fire Burn Plan: ELEMENTS & CONSIDERATIONS

Number

PM 2088A

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Publication Date:

8-2010

Status

Current

Description

Burn plans are a critical component of any prescribed burn. The purpose of a burn plan is to provide a description of the burn area, target weather conditions, hazards that may be encountered, personnel needs and safety, and contacts to make prior to burning. This publication includes a burn plan template (see page 4-7) and explains the importance and purpose of each section of the template. Not every section will need to be included in a burn plan. Each specific prescribed burn will have its own plan that is made up of only relevant sections and information.

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en

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Developing a Prescribed Fire Burn Plan: ELEMENTS & CONSIDERATIONS

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