Dead fuels consisting of round wood in the size range of 1 to 3 inches (2.5 to 7.6 cm) in diameter and very roughly the layer of litter extending from approximately three-fourths of an inch (1.9 cm) to 4 inches (10 cm) below the surface.
Source: National Wildfire Coordinating Group. 2012. Glossary of Wildland Fire Terminology. PMS 205. Accessed on 9 September 2013. Available at http://www.nwcg.gov