Title Page

  • Fuel Hazard Assessment Form

  • Sampling Location

  • Location
  • Date Assessed

  • Assessors

  • Vegetation Type

Plot Information

  • Plot Number

  • Zone

  • Easting (GDA94 MGA UTM)

  • Northing (GDA94 MGA UTM)

  • Location

Canopy Height (Assess over 20m radius)

  • Average Height to Top of Canopy (measured in meters)

  • Average Height to Base of Canopy (measured in meters)

  • Photos (if applicable)

Bark Fuel (Assess over 20m radius)

  • TABLE 1: Fine fibrous bark types including String Bark

    stringy bark
  • Stringy Bark Fuel Hazard

  • TABLE 2: Ribbon or candle bark types

    ribbon bark
  • Ribbon Bark Fuel Hazard

  • TABLE 3: Other bark types

  • Other Bark Fuel Hazard

  • Photos (if applicable)

Bark Fuel Hazard

  • Bark Fuel Hazard<br>(Select if Bark Hazard rating from above that will be used to determine Overall Fuel Hazard. Only use the Stringy Bark hazard rating if more than 10% of the trees are Stringy Bark AND it has the highest rating. Otherwise use the bark with the next highest rating.)

Elevated Fuel Later (Assess over a 10m radius)

  • Elevated % Cover

  • Elevated % Dead

  • Elevated Fuel Average Height (in meters)

  • TABLE 4: Elevated find fuel hazard

    elevated fine fuel
  • Elevated Fuel Hazard

  • Photos (if applicable)

Near-surface Fuel Layer (Assess over 10m radius)

  • Near-surface % Cover

  • Elevated % Dead

  • Near-surface Average Height (in centimeters)

  • TABLE 5: Near-surface fine fuel hazard

    near surface
  • Average Litter Depth (in millimetres)

  • Near-surface Fuel Hazard

  • Photos (if applicable)

Surface Fuel Layer (Assess over 10m radius)

  • Surface Litter % Cover

  • TABLE 6: Surface fine fuel hazard

  • Surface Fuel Hazard

Combined Surface and Near-surface Fine Fuel Hazard Calculation (Refer section 7)

  • TABLE 7: Combined Surface and Near-surface fine fuel hazard

    surface n near-surface
  • Combined Hazard

Combined Fuel Hazard Calculation (Refer section 8)

  • TABLE 8: Overall Fuel Hazard Rating

  • Overall Fuel Hazard

  • Are the plots representative of the average fuel across the sampling location? If no, explain any significant difference between plots. For example, wet gully runs through the sampling area, no plots were located in this gully

Chances of Extended Attack Success

  • TABLE 9: Chances of Extended First Attack Success

    first attack
  • Grass Fire Danger Index (GFDI)

  • Forest Fire Danger Index (FFDI)

  • Chance of extended first attack success rates

Indicative Fuel Loads

  • TABLE 10: Indicative Fuel Loads (tonnes)

    fuel load
  • Fuel Type

  • Fuel Hazard Level

  • Fuel Hazard Rating

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