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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.
Surface smoke data and fire weather is from NOAA, fires/perimeters are from National Interagency Fire Center and hot spots are from NASA.
Fire Year (1801 to present):
Updated: Mar 22, 2023
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|1||Mar 17, 2023||Texas Canyon Rx||6.59||447.75||-||-||1|
|2||Feb 14, 2023||Big Pines Unit 1||0.59||364.85||-||-||1|
|3||Feb 11, 2023||Range||6.49||294.3||-||-||1|
|4||Feb 8, 2023||Grass Valley Pile Rx Plan||3.52||311.78||-||-||1|
|5||Feb 8, 2023||Santa Ana Broadcast Rx Burn Plan||6.6||294.31||-||-||1|
|6||Feb 8, 2023||Bear Divide Pile Burn||7.74||436.91||-||-||1|
|7||Feb 8, 2023||Angelus Oaks Pile And Broadcast||9.13||285.13||-||-||1|
|8||Feb 8, 2023||Front Country Admin Pile Rx Burn||9.23||315.98||-||-||1|
|9||Feb 7, 2023||Little Tujunga Pile Burn||8.62||429.58||-||-||1|
|10||Feb 6, 2023||Clear Creek Admin Pile Burn||6.08||422.33||-||-||1|
|11||Feb 6, 2023||Camp Williams Rx||7.34||376.15||-||-||1|
|12||Feb 2, 2023||Chilao Rx Burn||1.52||397.09||-||-||1|
|13||Feb 1, 2023||Mill Creek Rx Burn||On Trail||412.1||412.09|
|14||Feb 1, 2023||Valyermo Rx Burn||4.79||382.12||-||-||1|
|15||Jan 31, 2023||Oak Flat Pile Burn||8.61||499.84||-||-||1|
|16||Jan 31, 2023||San Dimas Rx||11.67||375.69||-||-||1|
|17||Jan 29, 2023||Sjrd Programmatic Pile Rx Burn||3.97||175.41||-||-||1|
|18||Jan 20, 2023||Big Pines Rx||0.41||363.77||-||-||1|
|19||Jan 3, 2023||Klamath Rd Piles Rx||6.37||1794.71||-||-||1|
|20||Jan 1, 2023||Prd North District Fuelbreak Pil||On Trail||115.73||115.72|
|21||Jan 1, 2023||Drd District Piles||0.19||42.32||-||-||1|
|22||Jan 1, 2023||Lake Morena Community Defense Rx||0.21||19.36||-||-||1|
|23||Jan 1, 2023||Laguna Place Broadcast Rx||1.31||39.8||-||-||1|
|24||Jan 1, 2023||Palomar Mountain Fuelbreak Broad||13||108.22||-||-||1|
|25||Jan 1, 2023||Ramona Fuelbreak Piles Rx||13.27||60.98||-||-||1|
|26||Jan 1, 2023||Palomar Mountain Piles Rx||13.81||108.24||-||-||1|
|27||Jan 1, 2023||Alpine Community Defense Rx||14.77||13.57||-||-||1|
|28||Jan 1, 2023||Drd Admin Piles||15.81||13.55||-||-||1|
|29||Jan 1, 2023||Ramona Fuelbreak Broadcast Rx||17.67||107.82||-||-||1|
|30||Jan 1, 2023||Prd District Piles||17.67||107.79||-||-||1|
|31||Jan 1, 2023||Prd AdminStaton Piles||17.76||107.84||-||-||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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