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Where it all begins.
The table below shows fires near the PCT. Fires on trail or within a mile of the trail will show red text. If a fire perimeter intersects the trail the table will show start/end trail mile, first encounter to last encounter, the entire segment is not necessarily burned.
View google maps of National & PCT Smoke, National & PCT Fires/Perimeters or both layers together. Fires/Perimeters are updated every 4 hours, surface smoke is updated hourly. A Fire weather map showing red flag warnings, fire weather watches, etc, is also available. A 4 hour heat map of Air Quality Index is also available.
Updated: Jan 28, 2023
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|1||Jan 23, 2023||Anchor||12.01||737.35||-||-||12|
|2||Jan 20, 2023||Big Pines Rx||0.41||363.85||-||-||1|
|3||Jan 1, 2023||Prd North District Fuelbreak Pil||On Trail||115.76||115.72|
|4||Jan 1, 2023||Lake Morena Community Defense Rx||0.21||19.28||-||-||1|
|5||Jan 1, 2023||Laguna Place Broadcast Rx||1.31||39.73||-||-||1|
|6||Jan 1, 2023||Palomar Mountain Fuelbreak Broad||13||108.25||-||-||1|
|7||Jan 1, 2023||Ramona Fuelbreak Piles Rx||13.27||60.9||-||-||1|
|8||Jan 1, 2023||Palomar Mountain Piles Rx||13.81||108.22||-||-||1|
|9||Jan 1, 2023||Alpine Community Defense Rx||14.78||13.56||-||-||1|
|10||Jan 1, 2023||Drd District Piles||14.98||58.57||-||-||1|
|11||Jan 1, 2023||Drd Admin Piles||15.81||13.6||-||-||1|
|12||Jan 1, 2023||Prd District Piles||17.67||107.82||-||-||1|
|13||Jan 1, 2023||Ramona Fuelbreak Broadcast Rx||17.67||107.82||-||-||1|
|14||Jan 1, 2023||Prd Admin Piles||17.76||107.85||-||-||1|
June 19, 2021: Fixed for NIFC data source changes.
April 18, 2021: Added all fires from 1801 to present.
August 30, 2020: Added 'Nearest Trail Mile'.
August 24, 2020: Added surface smoke.
August 23, 2020: Added hotspots.
August 19, 2020: Initial release.
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