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USFS Active Fire Map

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U.S. Forest Service

The Active Fire Mapping Program is an operational, satellite-based fire detection and monitoring program managed by the USDA Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC) located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Active Fire Mapping program provides near real-time detection and characterization of wildland fire conditions in a geospatial context for the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada. Detectable fire activity across all administrative ownerships in the United States and Canada are mapped and characterized by the program.

How to

How to use this site:

  • Use the side menu to select a product
  • View map to see results
    • maps may be enlarged or saved as pdf or kmz file by selecting the text beneath the displayed map


USFS Active Fire Map:  homepage for U.S. Forest Service Active Fire Map Program