Wildfire response performance measurement

This is how we measure performance in wildland fire management:

– Relative Production Index (RPI)
– Productive Efficiency (PE)
– Daily Resource Capacity (DRC)
– Fire Line Effectiveness (FLE)
– Air Tanker Drop Conditions (ATDC)
– Responder Safety and Exposure
– Decision Quality


Wildfire Response Performance Measurement: Current and Future Directions
Authors: Matthew P. Thompson, Christopher J. Lauer, David E. Calkin, Jon D. Rieck, Crystal S. Stonesifer, and Michael S. Hand