Fire hazard reflects the potential fire behavior and magnitude of effects as a function of fuel conditions. This fact sheet discusses crown fuels, surface fuels, and ground fuels and their contribution and involvement in wildland fire.
USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2004. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; forest structure and fire hazard fact sheet 02: fire hazard. Res. Note RMRS-RN-22-2. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.