Fire Planning Unit (FPU)

What is Fire Planning Unit (FPU)?

Fire Planning Unit (FPU) meaning in Safety terms is

  • The geographic scope of the landscape defined for the fire management analysis. A Fire Planning Unit consists of one or more Fire Management Units. FPUs may relate to a single administrative unit, a sub-unit, or any combination of units or sub-units. FPUs are scalable and may be contiguous or non-contiguous. FPUs are not predefined by agency administrative unit boundaries, and may relate to one or more agencies. They may be described spatially. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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