What Are Some Ways to Find Information on Current Fires in California?

To find up-to-date information on fires in California, state residents and those interested in learning more can visit websites such as PreventWildfireCA.org, NOAA.gov and CA.gov. Additionally, some other informational sources for fires are local newspapers and weather reports on local TV or radio stations.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website at NOAA.gov provides a National Weather Service page that has up-to-date fire weather watches and red flag warnings for the entire United States. The page also has a link at the bottom for a fire map that shows areas where there are current or active fires in California and in other states. There is another link for fire weather outlooks throughout the nation. This website has a wealth of information on different types of weather reports, including radar, satellite and precipitation maps.

At PreventWildfireCA.org there is an information page for California fires. It is an up-to-the-minute report of small and large wildfires occurring in the state. Another source for wildfire information is the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection website at CA.gov, which also gives listings of fire incidents as they are happening. The website offers other data related to specific fires including the number of fatalities, number of homes destroyed and possible road closures.