EIIFC Wildland Fire Statistic Averages

Fire Statistic Overview and Summary: 1980-2018

  • Total Fires: 5,381
  • Average number of fires per year: 138
  • Total Acres Burned: 2,461,777
  • Average number of acres burned per year: 63,123
  • Average percentage of human-caused fires: 48%
  • Average percentage of lightning-caused fires: 52%

Click the years below to see the archived fire data:

2006 / 2007 / 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018

The following chart is a breakdown of the fire causes and acreage burned by year from 1980-2018:

Year
# of Wildland Resource Benefit Fires
Total Acres Burned by Resource Benefit Fires
# of Human Caused Fires
Total Acres Burned by Human Caused Fires
# of
Lightning Fires
Total Acres Burned by Lightning Caused Fires
Total # of Wildland Fires
Total Acres Burned by Wildland Fires
# of Prescribed Fires
Total Acres Burned by Prescribed Fires
2018 82 24,333 59 109,623 141 133,957 16 2,145
2017 69 74,965 47 56,257 116 131,222 30 3,352
2016 56 60,879 32 15,619 88 76,498 33 3,291
2015 0 0 42 782 26 598 68 1,380 25 3,597
2014 0 0 48 2,509 40 1,347 88 3,856 22 1,988
2013 0 0 55 665 68 23,546 123 24,211 16 1,828
2012 0 0 73 13,989.45 48 62,969.62 121 76,959.07 19 2191
2011
0
0
28
2,703
63
53,825.27
91
56,528.27
15
1404
2010
0
0
92
135,634.3
52
20,306.68
144
155,940.98
12
4957
2009
6
51
82
1,103
18
367
106
1,521
22
4,484
2008
4
7,915
81
13,069
17
1,524
102
22,508
39
9,203
2007
8
3,731
111
63,182
79
32,604
198
99,517
29
5,606
2006
6
143
67
11,130
61
297,106
134
308,379
32
5,159
2005
10
2,117
60
29,504
44
14,093
114
45,714
25
4,330
2004
50
881
36
67
86
948
27
4,308
2003
116
20,294
119
55,753
235
76,047
12
1,733
2002
37
841
63
730
100
1,570
4
486
2001
83
2,893
140
10,146
223
13,039
22
2,733
2000
72
14,985
218
218,291
290
233,276
8
8,220*
1999
77
91
168
228,474
1998
51
96
147
66,619
1997
25
51
76
5,077
1996
89
135
224
249,130
1995
61
69
125
20,498
1994
84
172
256
45,870
1993
30
34
64
480
1992
87
137
224
67,985
1991
54
88
142
28,547
1990
52
76
128
3,237
1989
37
91
128
4,509
1988
99
127
226
56,580
1987
91
45
136
14,625
1986
44
79
123
10,724
1985
75
57
132
10,591
1984
32
27
59
2,629
1983
45
33
78
17,783
1982
40
38
78
6,463
1981
110
120
230
156,164
1980
34
35
69
3,253

 

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