(a) Determinations. We will approve declarations for fire management assistance when the Administrator determines that a fire or fire complex threatens such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.
(b) Evaluation criteria. We will evaluate the threat posed by a fire or fire complex based on consideration of the following specific criteria:
(1) Threat to lives and improved property, including threats to critical facilities/infrastructure, and critical watershed areas;
(2) Availability of State and local firefighting resources;
(3) High fire danger conditions, as indicated by nationally accepted indices such as the National Fire Danger Ratings System;
(4) Potential major economic impact.
[66 FR 57347, Nov. 14, 2001, as amended at 75 FR 50715, Aug. 17, 2010]
Title 44 published on 2011-10-01
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