To ensure that it possesses all equipment purchased with Wildland Fire Fund money, Cal Fire should perform a periodic inventory of equipment.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has performed an inventory of equipment and will perform periodic inventories in accordance with State Administrative Manual requirements.
CalFire provided documentation indicating that it performed a complete inventory of WiFiter-related equipment and found items with a total cost of about $1.1 million. This documentation also indicates that CalFire could not find about $115,000 in additional WiFIter-related equipment purchased with WiFiter funds according to CDAA documentation.
CAL FIRE will perform periodic inventories in accordance with State Administrative Manual requirements.
According to Cal Fire's response to recommendation 13, it concluded fieldwork related to conducting physical inventories on December 5, 2013 and is in the process of completing an inventory report.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.