Browse current wildfire and prescribed burn activity throughout all of the world.

IRWIN Current Wildfire Perimeters (Integrated Reporting of Wildland Fire Information). Tagged by state, search by name, and filter by acres burned.

NASA MODIS and VIIRS satellite instruments: Thermal hotspot maps by region show wildfire activity in the past 48 hours. See hotspot info including fire radiance power, brightness temperature, and confidence.

View 250m resolution true color images from NASA GIBS (Global Imagery Browse Service). Images are available back to Jan. 1 2007. Worldwide coverage. Available in the "Satellite Image & Archive" feature in the Weather section.

InciWeb & CAL FIRE active fire maps: hotlink to the corresponding official incident webpage.

CHP (California Highway Patrol): Incident in the past 3 hours related to fires are filtered out separately, all traffic incidents are included viewable by last 1 or 3 hours.

An aggregated news wire service for wildfires: find mainstream media news quickly, past six hours of headlines and links.

New wildfire Situation Reports section with PDFs from NIFC and more.

Lookup current weather conditions, including temperature, wind and gust conditions, and local forecasts on any USA map.

Lookup a driving route to any fire or hotspot with Google or Apple Maps directions Universal Links. Save your preferred Directions Provider in the App Settings.

There is a section for wildfire-related US government Twitter accounts viewable by map by approximate location or sorted into national and state sources in a table view.

Information is posted as soon as it becomes available from IRWIN, NASA, InciWeb, CAL FIRE, CHP, NOAA, NWS.

User-Submitted Map feature: if you see a wildfire or other large fire, you can report it here. Photos are allowed. Posts and replies are anonymous, no account needed.

This app is not affiliated with any government agency.

There is a fixed banner ad from Google Admob on the bottom of some content.

For an affordable yearly subscription price, you can stop the ads from initializing and displaying. You will also get larger maps and data views, as they will expand to fill the space that was taken by the ads.

The Terms of Use for this app can be viewed at:

What’s New

Version 3.9.2

- View 250m resolution true color images from NASA GIBS (Global Imagery Browse Service). Images are available back to Jan. 1 2007. Worldwide coverage. Available in the new "Satellite Image & Archive" feature in the Weather section. Zoom a map to the center location you want to investigate.
- Ad display bug fixed.

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

junkdrop ,

Barely launches on ios12!!!

Just updated on ios12 and now the app doesn’t even refresh.
I’m trying to track fires in my area!!!
Update - developer says there was a server issue. Still a great app!

Developer Response ,

Not iOS 12. Server hiccup related to SSL that will never happen again.

CaliforniaRobin ,

A great tool

Thank you so much for such a great app - I had some trouble initially with the fire map not showing anything except the topographical map. The developer contacted me. I deleted and then downloaded the app again. It is now working perfectly.

Developer Response ,

I do not believe there was any down time recently. Did you try the app on at least two different networks (i.e. cellular and WiFi)? Did you try cycling in and out of airplane mode? Rebooting your device? Please email so I can more fully understand your issue. What screen(s) it happened on, etc.

crowfly80 ,

Inciweb at hands reach!

Inciweb is my go to website for all active wildfire events. I do not live in an area prone to wildfires but I do pay close attention to them as I do travel quite a bit.

Along with Inciweb this app provides outlooks for the country.

Awesome app!

App Privacy

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

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The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • User Content

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

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


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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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