Firespot: Wildfire app 4+

Wildfire photos, alerts, more

Rayner Software LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 4.6 • 2.2K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Firespot is the most complete source of real time wildfire information.

Worldwide coverage via satellite data, plus super-detailed agency fire data for the US and Canada.

- Perimeters and fire status
- Aircraft tracking
- Satellite images
- Wind
- Air quality
- Red flag warnings
- Satellite-detected fires
- Satellite climatological data: vegetation, moisture, etc.

Firespot subscribers can activate Alerts to receive notifications on important fire-related events. Set one or multiple areas to monitor, and Firespot will pop an alert on your phone when an important change happens.

FREE TIER:
Use the map, view all fires and red flag warnings.

PAID TIER:
Customized alerts, get notifications on your device, access all satellite images, see real-time firefighting aircraft tracking.

Firespot is not meant as a replacement for local evacuation alerts and information.

Privacy Policy: https://www.firespotapp.com/privacy
Terms of Use: https://www.firespotapp.com/terms

What’s New

Version 5.2.2

- Fixed a crash on some older versions of iOS

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

Goldrush woman ,

Looks good

It shows a lot of information on the whole continent regarding fires. My only complaint so far is that the legend is incomplete. There are a lot of icons on the map (various encircled numbers) But there’s no mention of what they indicate. At first I thought it was the number of active fires in an area, then I thought perhaps the county’s numerical identifier…I have nor idea & there doesn't seem to be anywhere to find this information in the apps site.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback. To clarify: the numbers do represent total fires in the area. Orange ones are human-reported fires, purple ones are satellite-detected fires.

BellaC12 ,

Worked great at first, now useless

Like so many others, we’re dealing with fires cropping up constantly right now. We live on a horse farm and need as much possible advance warning as possible if we have to load horses. This app started out great a few weeks ago when I subscribed. I used it everyday. Now, for some reason, it no longer shows any fires anywhere. And, it keeps dumping my subscription. I bought an annual subscription about 4 weeks ago. I have tried every adjustment, I’ve restarted my phone, I’ve dumped and reloaded the app. It restored my subscription once. Now, nothing. I tried contacting the developer and got no response. Nothing left to do but ask Apple to refund. I’m sad because when it worked it was great. Now it’s completely useless.

treehousemw ,

Amazing app - Exactly what I need

Wow, it is an amazing app!!! Finally an aggregated source to zoom in on a specific fire, or track what's happening in California and across the country, all in one place.

I have been looking for something like this, definitely a keeper on my iphone. Easy to use, keep me informed, as we head into the wildfire season.

App Privacy

The developer, Rayner Software LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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