Wildfires: Use this list of websites for information on wildfires

When wildfires are threatening your area, these websites may provide you with more information:


http://inciweb.nwcg.gov: The web-based program provides information about wildland fire emergencies and prescribed fires.

National Interagency Fire Center

https://www.nifc.gov/: The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), located in Boise, Idaho, is the nation’s support center for wildland firefighting. Eight different agencies and organizations are part of NIFC.

Fire Enterprise Geospatial Portal

https://egp.nwcg.gov/egp: Fire EGP leverages multiple sources of spatial data for mapping, decision support, business intelligence, and situational awareness through multiple tools to view and analyze wildland fire data.

Wildfires Near Me

https://wildfiresnearme.wfmrda.com: Wildfires Near Me is a beta web application that focuses on keeping you informed about wildfires in your area.


Download the FEMA app and receive real-time alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations nationwide.

Community alerts

Sign up for community alerts in your area and be aware of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA)- which requires no-sign up.

Air quality alerts

Pay attention to air quality alerts on this website.

Insurance documents

Make sure your insurance policies and personal documents like your ID are up to date.

Fire-resistant zone

Learn how to create a fire-resistant zone that is free of leaves, debris or flammable materials for at least 30 feet from your home.

Evacuation routes

You may have to evacuate quickly due to a wildfire. Learn your evacuation routes, practice with household members, pets, and identify where you will go.


Check with local authorities for the latest information about public shelters or download the free Red Cross Emergency app for a list of open Red Cross shelters in your area.

Manage stress

Follow CDC guidance for managing stress during a traumatic event.

General information

· Wildfire Information Sheet

· Protective Actions Research for Wildfire

For children

· Wildfire information

· Smokey Bear

· U.S. Forrest Service