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  1. 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. Decisions are made using the interagency cooperation concept because NIFC has no single director or manager.
  2. Settings - change map background and toggle additional layers. Background Map; Topographic; Aerial; Aerial, labeled; Roads; Red Flag Warnings.
  3. Forest fire, uncontrolled fire occurring in vegetation more than 6 feet ( m) in glenacenbridoupnan.conmaucontmolinanliteldefemira.co fires often reach the proportions of a major conflagration and are sometimes begun by combustion and heat from surface and ground fires. A big forest fire may crown—that is, spread rapidly through the topmost branches of the trees before involving undergrowth or the forest floor.
  4. The Forest Service has been managing wildland fire on National Forests and Grasslands for more than years. But the Forest Service doesn’t – and can’t – do it alone. Instead, the agency works closely with other federal, tribal, state, and local partners.
  5. Controlled burns are also used to prevent forest fires. Even before human involvement, natural, low-intensity wildfires occurred every few years to burn up fuel, plant debris, and dead trees, making way for young, healthy trees and vegetation to thrive.
  6. Active Fire Mapping News August 25, Due to temporary interruption in the near real-time data stream from NASA for Aqua MODIS observations, Aqua MODIS imagery and subsets are temporarily unavailable from the Active Fire Mapping Program website. Stay tuned for updates on the future restoration of Aqua MODIS imagery from this website.
  7. Interactive real-time wildfire map for the United States, including California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Arizona, and others. See current wildfires and wildfire perimeters on the Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center Wildfire Map.
  8. WeatherBug's interactive wildfire and forest fire maps. Get alerts and smoke warnings in real-time for live wildfires.

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