The local annual operating plan (AOP) is prepared pursuant to the state annual operating plan. The Jefferson County Annual Fire Operating Plan sets forth standard operating procedures, agreed procedures, and responsibilities to implement cooperative wildfire protection on all lands within Jefferson County.
National Wildfire Coordinating Group
The purpose of National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) is to coordinate programs of the participating wildfire management agencies so as to avoid wasteful duplication and to provide a means of constructively working together. The group provides a formalized system to agree upon standards of training, equipment, qualifications, and other operational functions. See the National Wildfire Coordination Group website for all of the ICS forms.
Community Wildfire Protection Plans
The Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) is a plan that identifies specific wildland fire risks facing communities and neighborhoods and provides prioritized recommendations to reduce those risks.