Generally requires the reduction of surface and ladder fuels. It may also require thinning out dense tree stands, preserving mature-sized trees in some instances. It can be accomplished using hand and mechanical treatments to remove or modify fuels in forested areas. TCFSWG has managed over 1,500 hazardous fuels mitigation projects with more than 6,000 acres being treated within the wildland urban interface. In addition, more than 20 miles of roadway mitigation projects have been completed.