Active Fire (Event Points)

Cal FIRE is the only authoritative fire data source for the State of California.  All other sources are non-authoritative.Feature layer showing the active fires being tracked by Cal OES GIS.Fire information is taken from the National Fire and Aviation Management (FAMWEB) in the form of ICS-209 reports.  During normal operations these 209 reports are downloaded once a day at 0630, or soon after.  During a SOC activation these 209 reports will be downloaded twice a day at 0630 and 1800.  Cal OES GIS considers the FAMWEB ICS-209s as the authoritative fire information source.Fire perimeter data is downloaded from the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC). The data for map is updated daily, M-F, by 0800, the map text by 0900, when there are active fires being tracked by Cal OES.If the SOC is activated the fire map will be updated daily, Sun-Sat, by 0800, the map text by 0900, until the SOC stands down.For a fire to be tracked by Cal OES GIS it needs to be:>100 acres in sizeHave an ICS-209 form.CalOES GIS indicates a fire as contained when it has reached >=90% containment.

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Last Updated June 23, 2021, 23:01 (UTC)
Created June 23, 2021, 02:44 (UTC)
dcat_issued 2018-10-04T15:50:20.000Z
dcat_modified 2020-09-18T18:22:47.000Z
dcat_publisher_name CA Governor's Office of Emergency Services
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