National Fire Decision Support Center (NFDSC)

What is the National Fire Decision Support Center (NFDSC)?

The NFDSC is a collaborative effort between Fire and Aviation Management and Research and Development. It is located at the National Interagency Fire Center and provides a key link between wildland fire science development and the appropriate application of that science. The NFDSC delivers:

  • Corporate decision support and monitoring;
  • Improvement in supporting fire science so risk models can be enhanced;
  • Development of fire economic models to inform agency administrator decisions;
  • State of the art risk management protocols; and
  • Social science that helps inform decisions.