Policy and Guidance

Fuels Management

Fuels management projects are guided by strict policy and guidance. The following are reference resources available to land managers.

Fuels Management Guides

NWCG Fuels Management Committee

  • Fuels Management Committee
  • Interagency Publications
    • PMS - 424 Prescribed Fire Complexity Rating System Guide
    • PMS - 430 Interagency Standards for Wildland Fire Module Operations
    • PMS - 481 Fire Effects Guide
    • PMS - 484 Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide (2004)
    • PMS - 485 Agency Administrator Ignition Authorization
    • PMS - 486 Prescribed Fire Go/No-Go Checklist

Tribal Consultation & Fuels Management Direction

Fuels Management Publications

Additional Information

Additional Resources

Contact Us

Division of Wildland Fire Management
National Interagency Fire Center, 3383 S. Development Ave.
Boise, ID 83705
Open 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday.