Prescribed Fire

Purpose, Duties and Responsibilities

The purpose of the prescribed fire subcommittee is to promote an efficient and effective prescribed fire program within the Compact members.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Identify prescribed fire needs common to Compact members and suggest means of meeting these needs;

  • Maintain close liaison with members to meet prescribed fire needs or to utilize local procedures that might have compact-wide application;

  • Exchange prescribed fire information on procedures, equipment, field tactics, research, and training opportunities between Compact members.

  • Identify and provide prescribed fire training opportunities commensurate with Compact needs;

  • Participate, as feasible, in other prescribed fire programs applicable to Compact needs.