Fire Management

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Our mission is to provide safe, efficient and economical fire management while sustaining, protecting and restoring ecosystems.

Operating Principles:

  • Apply the best science in efforts to restore and maintain healthy fire-dependent ecosystems
  • Plan and execute FAM operations in a safe, effective and cost-efficient manner
  • Actively participate and provide leadership supporting all elements of the Forest Service mission
  • Provide leadership in developing interagency cooperation and partnerships
  • Provide leadership in conservation education
  • Ensure a professional, diverse and motivated workforce that is able to adapt and derive benefit during times of change
  • Proudly serve the nation as Forest Service employees

Angeles Fuels Program

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Angeles Fuels Program

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The Angeles National Forest Fuels program mission is to manage fuels at the landscape scale to restore and maintain fire-resilient landscapes that are compatible with their historical fire return interval, a core goal of the Cohesive Strategy.


Being Ready—Wildfire Preparedness

Wildfire is Coming ... Are You Ready?

It takes the combination of both Defensible space and the hardening of your home to really give your house the best chance of surviving a wildfire.


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National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)

NIFC is located in Boise, Idaho, and is the nation's support center for wildland firefighting.

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy

A strategic push to work collaboratively among all stakeholders and across all landscapes.

 




Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER)

Some fires cause damage that requires special efforts to prevent problems afterward. This program is designed to address these situations.




https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/angeles/fire