Fire Program Statistics

Fire Program Statistics

2008 Wildfires by State

State
# Fires
FWS Acres
Other Acres
Total Acres
Alabama 5 3.7 223.0 226.7
*Alaska 36 57,483.8   57,483.8
Arizona 11 740.2   740.2
Arkansas 3 2.8   2.8
California 26 1,644.7 5,397.6 7,042.3
Colorado 1 .2   .2
Florida 39 187.4 39.0 226.4
Georgia 10 31.2   31.2
Idaho 3 1.1   1.1
Illinois 7 74.6 9.0 83.6
Indiana 1 30.0   30.0
Iowa 3 37.5   37.5
Kansas 18 279.5 1,587.1 1,866.6
Louisiana 24 4,916.3 1,358.0 6,274.3
Maine 1 .3   .3
Maryland 1 5.5   5.5
Massachusetts 1 8.0   8.0
Michigan 1 1.2   1.2
Minnesota 13 153.1 824.0 977.1
Mississippi 7 3.8 75.0 78.8
Montana 9 2,220.7 20.0 2,240.7
Nebraska 3 2.1   2.1
Nevada 8 46.6   46.6
New Jersey 7 4.0   4.0
New Mexico 4 23.7   23.7
New York 3 8.9   8.9
North Carolina 15 24,768.7 16,424.0 41,192.7
North Dakota 19 2,695.6 380.6 3,076.2
Oklahoma 13 465.9 37.6 503.5
Oregon 18 1,042.8 .5 1,043.3
Puerto Rico 11 157.1 44.0 201.1
South Carolina 3 118.2   118.2
South Dakota 3 14.3 75.5 89.8
Texas 69 9,601.2 641.3 10,242.5
Utah 2 492.2   492.2
Virginia 1 4,764.1 20.0 4,784.1
Washington 28 5,106.6 310.0 5,416.6
Total
427 117,137.6 27,466.2 144,603.8

* Alaska had 17 Fire Use fires for 32,268.1 acres. These are included with the totals above. Alaska was the only region with Fire Use Fires on FWS lands.

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Last Updated: 03/30/2009