Fire Danger Rating Area

What is Fire Danger Rating Area?

Fire Danger Rating Area meaning in Safety terms is

  • A geographic area of relatively homogenous climate, fuels and topography, tens of thousands of acres in size, within which the fire danger can be assumed to be uniform. The basic on-the-ground unit for which unique fire management decisions are made based on fire danger ratings. Weather is represented by one or more NFDRS weather stations. 


reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group