Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS)

FIRMS delivers global hotspots / fire locations in easy to use formats

FIRMS distributes Near Real-Time active fire data within 3 hours of satellite overpass from both MODIS and VIIRS.

MODIS Active Fire Products

VIIRS Active Fire Products

As FIRMS transitions to distributing MODIS Collection 6 and VIIRS the following table shows what data are available.

MODIS C5 MODIS C6 VIIRS
Email alerts ending soon coming soon coming soon
Shape files (SHP)
Comma-separated text files (TXT)
KML ending soon
Archive download tool mid 2016 mid 2016
Web Fire Mapper
WMS ending soon
Worldview mid 2016

Get hotspot/fire locations

Fire Email Alerts
Download Active Fire Data
Web Fire Mapper
Global Fire Maps
Web Services

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