Download shape files of MODIS active fire data for the last 24 and 48 hours, and 7 days. For more information, please see the SHP README (PDF).
For data older than 7 days, use the Archive Download Tool.
Download Keyhole Markup Language files of MODIS active fire data for the last 24 hours and 48 hours. An auto-updating KML is available for visualization of the active fire/hotspot detections for most parts of the world for the last 24 hours. The KML automatically refreshes every 2 hours and downloads the latest available MODIS active fire/hotspot detections. For more information, please see the KML README (PDF).
If you have Google Earth installed, you can open the KML directly or you can save it to your local disk for later viewing.
The FIRMS WMS (version 1.1.1) offers Open GIS Consortium standard Web Map Service interface, to enable users to access the FIRMS active fire data using a local (desktop) or web GIS client. For more information, please see the WMS README (PDF).
Download text files, in CSV format, of MODIS active fire data for the last 24 and 48 hours, and 7 days.
Access daily text files for the last two months via FTP. To keep file sizes to a minimum, the data are provided by region. For more information, please see the TXT README (PDF).
Register to start downloading data.
Archive Download Tool
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Global Fire Maps
Interactively browse daily global MODIS Fire locations and monthly burned areas through Web Fire Mapper.
Download global 10-day fire maps generated using the MODIS fire locations to represent the current fire activity around the world.
Download monthly composite animations of MODIS hotspot/fire detections from the Terra and Aqua satellites.
From Terra and Aqua: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
From Terra: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, April 2002-March 2003