HISTORIC PROPERTY BURNED AREA ASSESSMENT

Mandatory Consultation Requirements (baseline data sources): Consultation and evaluation of historic properties impacted by wildland fire. Minimally, the following sources may be consulted in obtaining baseline information for developing resource issues, field inventory priorities, emergency stabilication and burned area rehabilitation recommendations:

Data Requirements: Following aerial reconnaissance and the identification of known historic properties at risk, field survey is conducted by the cultural resource specialist to identify, locate and document data on fire related impacts to:

Data collection should include: geographical location of historic properties, description of historic properties (historic structures, cultural landscapes, archeological sites, and traditional cultural properties); Pre and post fire description of historic structures (roof, wall, foundation, outbuildings, fences, etc.), landscape elements (vegetation, roads, topography, objects, etc.), sites elements (surface disturbances, subsurface disturbances, exposures, etc.) and sources of historic property damage (suppression vs. wildland fire).  The Historic Properties/Cultural Sites Emergency Post-Fire Site Inspection Record can be used for documentation.

Management Considerations: Assess the need for site stabilization and make emergency stabilization recommendations within the assessment report. Management considerations include:

Specific Products: After completing, consultation, data acquisition, and field surveys, a written analysis is prepared and the report includes: