November 23, 2020

Resources For Near Real-Time Wildfire Reports, Maps, and Historical Statistics

UPDATE May 2016

Canada: Canadian Wildland Fire Information System (via Natural Resources Canada ||| Interactive Map

Canada: Canadian National Fire Database

Hazard Mapping System Fire and Smoke Product (via NOAA)

Reports

InciWeb (Incident Information System)

Large Fire Incidents Map (via USDA Fire Service)

Incident Management Situation Report (via National Interagency Fire Information Center)

National Fire News (via National Interagency Fire Information Center)
This report is updated Monday-Friday.

Statistics (via NFIC)

Historical Wildland Fire Information

Historical year-end fire statistics by state (via NICC)

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

Wildland Fire Summaries (source NICC)

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

Reference Manuals

National Interagency Mobilization Guide (138 Pages; PDF)

Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations (Red Book)

Wildland Fire and Aviation Program Management Operations Guide (Blue Book)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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