Fire information for the Northwest

National Interagency Fire Center and InciWeb

The and posts fire information for large scale fires in the US. As of 9 July 2018 throughout the US there have been over 3.2 million wildland acres burned in large fires which is over a half a million acres more than the ten year average wildland acres burned to date. 

Alaska and nearby areas

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– fire information for OR & WA



– fire information for OR & WA


Era of Megafires

Highly destructive megafires have been on the rise throughout the Western United States. Dr. Paul Hessburg with the Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station and his tem have been working to understand why this is occurring. Click here to read more about the or watch Paul give a TEDxBend talk about “”. 

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