NRS 527.128
Contents of written plan

  • maintenance of plan on-site for duration of fire
  • establishment of qualifications for person to oversee fire.


The written plan required by NRS 527.126 must remain on-site for the duration of the fire. The plan must be prepared by a person qualified to oversee a prescribed fire and contain at least:


A description and map of the area to be burned;


A list of the personnel and equipment necessary to commence and control the fire;


A description of the meteorological factors that must be present before commencing a prescribed fire, including surface wind speed and direction, transport wind speed and direction, minimum mixing height, minimum relative humidity, maximum temperature and fine fuel moisture;


A description of considerations related to common behavioral patterns of fires in the area to be burned, including various burning techniques, the anticipated length of the flame and the anticipated speed of the fire; and


The signature of the person who prepared the plan.


Before signing the written plan, the person qualified to oversee the fire must evaluate and approve the anticipated impact of the fire on surrounding areas which are sensitive to smoke.


The State Forester Firewarden shall establish the qualifications for a person to oversee a prescribed fire.

Source: Section 527.128 — Contents of written plan; maintenance of plan on-site for duration of fire; establishment of qualifications for person to oversee fire., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-527.­html#NRS527Sec128.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 527.128’s source at nv​.us