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US Wildland Fire Update
Entry ID: US_wildland_fireupdate

Abstract: This data set provides users with daily wild land fire updates for the United States. Statistical measurements used in this data set include number of new large fires, number of active large fires, acres from active fires, and fires contained. Year to data fire statistics are also provided. State by state detailed descriptions of wildland fire status are also included in this data set.
Related URL
Description: This web page has listing of additional information on US fires including drought watch maps and satellite images of US wildfires.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 75.0   S: 15.0   E: -65.0   W: -170.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Interagency Fire Center
Dataset Title: US Wildland Fire Update
Dataset Release Place: Boise, ID, USA
Dataset Publisher: NIFC
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: Table
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Public Use
Data Center
National Interagency Fire Center, Office of Fire and Aviation. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 208-387-5457
Fax: 208-387-5386
Email: NIFC_Comments at
Contact Address:
External Affairs Office
3833 S. Development Ave.
City: Boise
Province or State: Idaho
Postal Code: 83705
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-06-08