Up-to-date information on wildfires in California is available from the state's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Status updates, warnings and alerts are available through the department's website and social media outlets as well as via text messaging service.
As of 2015, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection posts updates on wildfires on its website, fire.ca.gov. The department's official Facebook and Twitter accounts also provide information on wildfires. A text alert service is available at no charge through the department, and anyone interested in receiving text alerts only needs to text follow CAL_FIRE to 40404 to subscribe to the service.