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Active Fires of Interest

Incidents Overview

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) responds to all types of emergencies. When the Department responds to a major CAL FIRE jurisdiction incident, the Department will post incident details to the web site. Major emergency incidents could include large, extended-day wildfires (10 acres or greater), floods, earthquakes, hazardous material spills, etc. This is a summary of all incidents, including those managed by CAL FIRE and other partner agencies.

4,149,345 Acres

Acres Burned

8,834 Incidents

Number of Wildfires

31 Fatalities

Confirmed Loss of Life

10,488 Structures

Structures Damaged or Destroyed

2020 Statewide Fire Summary

Since the beginning of the year, wildfires have burned over 4 million acres in California.