Wildfire Info

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Browse current wildfire and prescribed burn activity throughout most of the world, including the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, and more.

Thermal hotspot maps by region show wildfire activity in the past 48 hours from the NASA MODIS and VIIRS satellite instruments. Tap a pin to show detailed hotspot info including fire radiance power and brightness temperature. All data is timestamped in UTC. Different days in the 48-hour window are broken up with red and purple pins for easy viewing.

InciWeb & CAL FIRE active fire maps: tap a marker on these maps to go to the corresponding official incident webpage.

An aggregated news wire service for wildfires only: find mainstream media news quickly, past six hours of headlines and links.

Easy access to the corresponding InciWeb Incident or Article webpage.

The InciWeb Incidents feed is categorized by state. The InciWeb Articles feed is in chronological order, with incidents tagged by state.

Tap a fire in the InciWeb Incidents Feed to zoom to it on a Google Map.

There is a section for wildfire-related Twitter accounts, sorted into national and state sources.

View current infrared GeoMAC Active Wildfire Perimeters data. All perimeters are selectable from a national listing.

Information is posted as soon as it becomes available from GeoMAC, NASA, InciWeb, and CAL FIRE.

This app is not affiliated with any government agency.

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What's New

- Added worldwide MODIS thermal satellite views. Tap a pin for detailed hotspot info like brightness and power.
- Added worldwide VIIRS thermal satellite views (higher resolution than MODIS).
- Added a news wire service for recent wildfire-related headlines. Only headlines published in the past six hours or so will show.
- Bug fixes.
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Additional Information

November 30, 2019
Current Version
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
David Gross Apps
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