In the days since over 1 2 million acres have burned. California is under a state of emergency and all cal fire resources are fully committed to battling these fires.
Another helpful interactive map is provided here from ca gov.
Ca wildfires map today. There are two major types of current fire information. Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface. Interactive map showing acres burned and containment of fires including north complex fire in butte.
The map below shows where california s wildfires are burning updated daily. Latest updates on san francisco bay area fires and wildfires burning across northern california. Fire origins mark the fire fighter s best guess of where the fire started.
The red fire symbols classify the fire by acres. On august 15th lightning strikes started hundreds of fires across northern california. These data are used to make highly accurate perimeter maps for firefighters and other emergency personnel but are generally updated only once every 12 hours.
Crews continue to battle 26 major wildfires in california. Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information. This map contains four different types of data.
Fire perimeter and hot spot data. Nasa lance fire information for resource management system provides near real time active fire data from modis and viirs to meet the needs of firefighters scientists and users interested in monitoring fires. The symbol increases in size as the fire increases in coverage.
Map traces current fires burning across state in real time joe jacquez redding record searchlight 9 7 2020 u s. Yesterday firefighters responded to 23 new initial attack wildfires across the state all of which were quickly contained. With over 18 200 firefighters on the front lines crews continue to gain ground on these fires.
We will provide a daily wildfire report until the fire seige has been brought under control. Coronavirus cases surpass 7 million as midwest outbreak. The data is provided by calfire.
Inciweb fires are not always the same as wildfires reported on by cal fire the california department of forestry and fire protection.