Resource Description

At this site, the most current information is available on ongoing fires throughout the United States. Readers can find information on the affected geographic area, the fire's cause, the percentage of the fire's containment, and an estimated date of containment as well as the fuels involved. Also available is a wealth of regional data from MODIS, including JPEG imagery, PDFs, and archival fire extent maps. GIS information about the current status of fires is also accessible here.