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Simple to use, timely, & intuitive--your guide to info & locations on large incident wildfires active in the USA today!

  • ACTIVE FIRES USA is free(!) and super easy to use!
  • ACTIVE FIRES USA allows you to locate and learn about large incident fires currently burning in the United States.
  • Tap on an individual fire to see specifics for that fire as provided by the InciWeb web site.
  • Fire locations and information are based on data provided by the National Interagency Coordination Center (NIFC) and are subject to regular change. (Note: An internet connection is needed to use this app.)
  • ACTIVE FIRES USA makes discovering information about wildfires you care about simple. It's works on your mobile devices (smart phones and tablets) and solves the problem of negotiating through the confusing InciWeb and NIFC websites, yet allows you to access the critically important information they provide.

       Available on iOS & Android--just click!

Simple steps for using ACTIVE FIRES USA

Home screen

A country-wide look

When you open it, ACTIVE FIRES USA shows all large incident fires currently burning around the USA.

Sidebar menu

Select your background map

In the top left corner choose the type backdrop map you prefer: shaded-relief or Google Earth.

BMAs from one region

Zoom to your area of interest

Pinch zoom, tap or use the +/- button to center in on your fire of interest.

select BMA

Get in-depth fire information

We show you every active fire being reported on InciWeb. Touch any fire's icon for the latest details!

User Reviews & Comments

  • (via email) "Hi Katie, ... Thank you. I'm following the fire notices as my son is a Wildlands Firefighter. This app is extremely valuable to me. Kind Regards."
    --Barbara S (May 20, 2017)

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