Table 4: FCCS fire behavior potentials for eucalyptus plantations at 3, 6, and 9 years after planting. FCCS potentials are index values.

3 yr old6 yr old9 yr old

Surface fire behaviour potential 476
Reaction potential2.41.82.3
Spread potential3.77.36.4
Flame length potential2.12.52.8
Crown fire potential166
Initiation potential02.31.7
Transmissivity potential07.78.9
Spread potential3.298.6
Available fuel potential134
Flame available fuel potential0.62.83.6
Smoldering available fuel potential000
Residual available fuel potential000
FCCS fire potential code411763664
Flame length (m)0.340.490.61
Spread rate (m hr−1)62.18245.06184.71