Fire Potential

What is Fire Potential?

Fire Potential meaning in Safety terms is

  • The likelihood of a wildland fire event measured in terms of anticipated occurrence of fire(s) and management’s capability to respond. Fire potential is influenced by a sum of factors that includes fuel conditions (fuel dryness and/or other inputs), ignition triggers, significant weather triggers, and resource capability. 



reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group