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Prairie Facts

Prescription Burning Management Plan

Site:   
Acres to be burned:
Location name/areas:
Class of burn: 

Special objectives to be accomplished through the prescribed burn

Special management need to accomplish prescribed burn and meet desired objectives

A.  Prior to burn: 

B.  After burn: 

 

FIRE PLAN

A. What is the plan?  Refer to attached map and provide legend of map symbols used and their meaning. 

B.  Fire Boss:

C.  Type and dimensions of fireguard and firebreak:

D.  Firing methods for firebreak and main fire (type of ignition, direction of torch movement, etc.) 

E.  Plan of action if fire jumps fireguard/ firebreak, or in case of wind change

F.  Equipment   
Needed       
Acquired

1.  Pumper truck
2.  Drip torchs
3.  Fire weather kit
4.  Tractor/mower/bobcat
5.  John Deere trucksters
6.  Two-way radios
7.  Gasoline (30%)-diesel(70%)
8.  Flappers
9.  Rakes
10.  Chainsaws
11.  Drinking water/cups
12.  Flags for highway flaggers
13.     
14.     
15.     


G.  Preburn protection

1.  Protected habitat accomplished? Y N
2.  Wildlife accomplished? Y N
3.  Buildings accomplished? Y N
4.  Utilities/poles accomplished? Y N
5.  Oil and gas structures (company notified and planning to be present?) accomplished? Y N
6.  Fences  
7.  Equipment accomplished? Y N
8.  Liability protection accomplished? Y N


H.  Crew names and responsibility of each      

Reviewed
Responsibility with crew person?

1.  mowing
2.  tool pickup/delivery
3.  tool pickup/delivery
4.  monitor weather
5.  torch/ firebreak monitor
6.  torch/ firebreak monitor
7.  torch/ firebreak monitor
8.  firebreak monitor
9.  firebreak monitor
10.  firebreak monitor
11.  Mop-up
12.  Mop-up
13.  Mop-up
14.  return/clean equipment

 

I.  Projected dates

1.  Fireguard
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________        

2.  Firebreak
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          

3.  Prescribed burn
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          


J.  Time of day to burn

1.  Firebreak
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          

2.  Prescribed burn
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________              

 

K.  Prescription Wind Velocity Conditions

1.  Firebreak
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          

2.  Prescribed burn
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________            

 

L.  Prescription Wind Direction Conditions

1.  Firebreak
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          

2.  Prescribed burn
Planned from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________            

 

M.  Prescription Relative Humidity Conditions

1.  Firebreak
Needed from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          

2.  Prescribed burn
Needed from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________        

 

N.  Air temperature
Needed from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          

2.  Prescribed burn
Needed from __________ to __________      
Actual from __________ to __________          

 

O.  Moisture

1.  Firebreak

a.  Soil surface
Needed dry         damp         wet
Actual dry         damp         wet

b.  Soil subsurface
Needed dry         damp         wet
Actual dry         damp         wet

 

2.  Prescribed burn

a.  Soil surface
Needed dry         damp         wet
Actual dry         damp         wet

b.  Soil subsurface
Needed dry         damp         wet
Actual dry         damp         wet

 

P.  Fine fuel

1.  Fire break

a.  Amount

1.  lb/ac needed

2.  lb/ac actual

b.  Continuity:      poor         fair         good

c.  Describe moisture conditions

1.  Needed:
2.  Actual:

 

2.  Prescribed burn

a.  Amount

1.  lb/ac needed

2.  lb/ac actual

b.  Continuity:      poor         fair         good

c.  Describe moisture conditions

1.  Needed:
2.  Actual:

 

Q.  Notification of All Appropriate People

Adjoining Landowners

Phone Number         Notified of     Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.     

2.     

3.     

4.     

5.     

6.     

7.     

8.     

9.     

10.     


Fire Departments

Phone Number         Notified of         Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.     

2.     

3.     

4.     

5.     


Sheriff’s Department

Phone Number         Notified of           Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.     

2.     

3.     


Police Department

Phone Number         Notified of           Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.     

2.     

3.     


Game Wardens

Phone Number         Notified of           Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.     


Utilities

Phone Number         Notified of           Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.     

2.     


Oil and gas leases

Phone Number         Notified of           Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.     

2.     

3.     


Air Control Board if needed

Phone Number       Notified of           Firebreak     Prescribed Burn

1.       

2.       


R.      Final actions:

1.  Maintain close observation of the burned area until the fire is completely extinguished.

Who:        Accomplished? Y N

Who:        Accomplished? Y N

Who:        Accomplished? Y N


2.  Maintain contact with the weather station until the fire is extinguished.

Who:        Accomplished? Y N


3.  Take immediate positive action to insure fire safety should a dangerous change in the weather be forecast.

Who:        Accomplished? Y N


4.  Collect tools and clothing for cleaning and return.

Who:        Accomplished? Y N

Who:        Accomplished? Y N