Fire Program Statistics

Fire Program Statistics

2008 Wildfires by Cause

Cause
# Fires
FWS Acres
Other Acres
Total Acres
Natural 141 96,856.0 23,146.0 120,002.0
Debris/Vegetation Burn 51 1,837.4 2,176.5 4,013.9
Equipment Use 36 6,556.7 1,162.0 7,718.7
Exceeded Rx (prescription) 3 1,788.5 .5 1,789.0
Icendiary 42 4,531.5 393.0 4,924.5
Misuse of Fire 13 823.3 0 823.3
Open or Outdoor Fire 26 109.4 0 109.4
Smoking 3 .9 0 .9
Other Causes 39 1,378.4 355.6 1,734.0
Undetermined 70 3,253.9 227.6 3,481.5
Structure 3 1.6 5 6.6
Total
427 117,137.6 27,466.2 144,603.8

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Last Updated: 03/30/2009