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Fire Planning Terminology

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Wildfire
A fire occurring on wildland that is not meeting management objectives and thus requires a suppression response.

 
Wildland Fire
Any fire occurring on undeveloped land.

 
Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)
The wildland–urban interface (WUI) is commonly described as the zone where structures and other human development meet and intermingle with undeveloped wildland or vegetative fuels.

 

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