Fire information for the Northwest

Smoke at Umpqua National Forest in Oregon

National Interagency Fire Center and InciWeb

The National Interagency Fire Center and InciWeb 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
Alaska Wildland Fire Information
Alaska Wildfires: Past and Present, a map
Wildland Smoke Prediction for Alaska
Air quality from State of Alaska Division of Air Quality : Advisories and information
Emergency information from the Yukon

Idaho

Idaho Smoke Blog
Wildland Fire Smoke & Your Health - ID Department of Health and Welfare

Oregon
Oregon Smoke Blog
Wildland fires & Your Health - OR Department of Environmental Quality
Northwest Interagency Coordination Center – fire information for OR & WA
Wildland fire updates from OR Department of Forestry
Air Quality Map
Advanced Oregon Wildfire Risk Explorer
 

Washington
Washington Smoke Blog
Northwest Interagency Coordination Center – 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 Era of Megafires or watch Paul give a TEDxBend talk about “Living (Dangerously) in an Era of Megafires”. 
 

Post fire management practices

Southwest Post fire: resource manager tool kit