Preattack Planning

What is Preattack Planning?

Preattack Planning meaning in Safety terms is

  • Within designated blocks of land, planning the locations of firelines, fire camps, water sources, and helispots; planning transportation systems, probable rates of travel, and constraints of travel on various types of attack units; and determining what types of attack units likely would be needed to construct particular firelines, their probable rate of fireline construction, and topographic constraints on fireline construction. 


reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group