Active Fire Data

Download Near real-time MODIS (C6) and VIIRS (375 m) active fire data using the tables below.

For data older than seven days, use the Archive Download

Shapefiles
MODIS 1km VIIRS 375m / S-NPP VIIRS 375m / NOAA-20
Canada 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d
Alaska 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d
USA (Conterminous) and Hawaii 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d
Google Earth KML

How to Auto-Refresh FIRMS KML in Google Earth Pro

Point data

Animated files are marked as (anim).

Fire point MODIS 1km VIIRS 375m / S-NPP VIIRS 375m / NOAA-20
Canada 24h   48h   48h (anim) 24h   48h   48h (anim) 24h   48h   48h (anim)
Alaska 24h   48h   48h (anim) 24h   48h   48h (anim) 24h   48h   48h (anim)
USA (Conterminous) and Hawaii 24h   48h   48h (anim) 24h   48h   48h (anim) 24h   48h   48h (anim)

Fire point and footprint data

How to Access and Auto-Refresh 7-Day KMZ bundles in Google Earth Pro

Download KML / KMZ fire footprint that provides estimated fire detection area outline with color definition based on time since detection
Updated once every 10 minutes

LEGEND
0 to < 6 hours
6 to < 12 hours
12 to < 24 hours
24+ hours
Fire point and footprint MODIS 1km VIIRS 375m / S-NPP VIIRS 375m / NOAA-20
Canada 24h   48h   72h   7days   24h   48h   72h   7days   24h   48h   72h   7days  
Alaska 24h   48h   72h   7days   24h   48h   72h   7days   24h   48h   72h   7days  
USA (Conterminous) and Hawaii 24h   48h   72h   7days   24h   48h   72h   7days   24h   48h   72h   7days  
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MODIS 1km VIIRS 375m / S-NPP VIIRS 375m / NOAA-20
Canada 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d
Alaska 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d
USA (Conterminous) and Hawaii 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d 24h   48h   7d

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