Web Services

FIRMS fire-based maps (images) are offered through Web Map Service (WMS) and WMS with time support (WMS-Time).
Supported projections: Lat-long projection (EPSG:4326) and Web Mercator projection (EPSG:3857 or 900913).

* To use WMS and WMS-Time, please request free MAP_KEY
Get MAP_KEY

To check the number of available map transactions:

/web-services/mapkey_status.php?MAP_KEY=YOUR_MAP_KEY


Customization:

COLORS=R+G+B or COLORS=R G B - where R,G,B=[0..255]; ex: COLORS=220+120+120 or COLORS=220 120 120
SIZE=N - where N = [1..100]; ex: SIZE=5
SYMBOLS=circle,square,... - see Supported symbols below

Supported symbols:

circle, circle-uf, cross, square, square-uf, triangle, triangle-uf, utriangle, utriangle-uf
* uf - unfilled center

Map server layer details:

GetCapabilities


Ingest FIRMS WMS into ArcGIS and customize the symbols


WMS

To use the service request free MAP_KEY

FIRMS WMS allows you access FIRMS Active Fire Hotspots for the past 24, 48, 72 hours and 7 days. The WMS are updated every hour.

VIIRS Layers Available

MODIS Layers Available

MODIS-Aqua Layers Available

MODIS-Terra Layers Available

Lat/Long (EPSG:4326) Example Mercator (EPSG:3857) Example
MODIS 1km MODIS 1km
VIIRS 375m VIIRS 375m
MODIS & VIIRS - custom MODIS & VIIRS - custom

WMS-Time

To use the service request free MAP_KEY

WMS-Time allows you access FIRMS Active Fire Hotspots for a date range up to 31 days. With WMS-Time, you can specifiy a "TIME" parameter, in the format YYYY-mm-dd (e.g. 2017-03-01/2017-03-31) to obtain fire points for a specific date range.

Please note: WMS-Time currently supports only up to 31 days per request. Also, if there is no data for the specified date, a blank image will be returned.

Layers Available

Lat/Long (EPSG:4326) Example Mercator (EPSG:3857) Example
MODIS 1km MODIS 1km
VIIRS 375m VIIRS 375m
MODIS & VIIRS - custom MODIS & VIIRS - custom