Last modified on Feb 16, 2011

On this page you will find links to current year and historical incident statistics as well as details on significant events.

General Links
Top 20 Largest California Wildfires
Top 20 Most Damaging California Wildfires
Top 20 Deadliest California Wildfires
Historical Wildfire Activity Statistics (Redbooks)
CAL FIRE Jurisdiction Fires, Acres, Dollar Damage, and Structures Destroyed (1933-2010) (26K PDF)
Suppression Costs
Lightning Fire Statistics
Arson Fire Statistics
Timberland Acres Burned
California Wildfires and Acres for ALL Jurisdictions

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Current Year (2014)
2014 News Releases
CAL FIRE Airtanker 81 Crash
2014 Large Fires List (19K PDF)
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Fire Statistics

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2013
2013 Large Fires List (39K PDF)
2013 News Releases
Christopher Douglas Fatality
Fire Season
Fire Statistics

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2012
2012 Large Fires List
2012 News Releases
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2011
2011 News Releases
2011 Fire Season Summary
2011 Large Fire List (17K PDF)
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2010
CAL FIRE Transports State Christmas Tree to the Capitol
CAL FIRE Cares Enough to Wear Pink
Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Executive Order to Boost State's Wildfire Preparedness and Resources
2010 Fire Season Summary
2010 Large Fire List (18K PDF)
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2009
2009 Fire Season Summary
2009 Large Fire List (19K PDF)
Gov. Schwarzenegger Mobilizes Additional Resources in Preparation for this Week’s Increased Heat and Fire Danger
Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Executive Order to Boost State's Wildfire Preparedness and Resources
Medal of Valor
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2008
2008 Fire Season Summary
2008 Large Fire List (29K PDF)
2008 Siege Report - Final
2008 News Releases
Governor Holds Press Conference Regarding Santa Cruz County Summit Fire
Governor Schwarzenegger Takes Action to Bolster State's Firefighting Resources
Governor proclaims May 4-10, 2008, as “Wildfire Awareness Week”
Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to President Bush Regarding Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System Capabilities
Statement by Gov. Schwarzenegger on Blue Ribbon Task Force Report on 2007 Fires
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2007
2007 Fire Season Summary
2007 Large Fire List (20K PDF)
2007 Siege Report - Final
Fire Behavior Alert (45K PDF)
Angora Fire Construction, Debris and Timber Removal Instructions/Waivers (157K PDF)
Angora Fire Emergency Work Form (76K PDF)
Angora Fire Emergency Work Form Waiver (Sample) (244K PDF)
Angora Fire Waiver Approval
Angora Fire Licensed Timber Operator Meeting, July 11, 2007 (30K PDF)
Angora Fire Dead Tree and Woody Debris Management Plan (24K PDF)
Angora Fire Rehabilitation and Recovery Effort Underway in South Lake Tahoe
Angora Fire Residential Tree Removal Information (FAQs) (144K PDF)
Executive Order S-09-07
2007 Forest Practice Rules, Section 1038f
Governor Speaks at Griffith Park Fire Zone Press Conference
Governor Schwarzenegger Orders Increased Personnel, Equipment to Combat Wildfires in California
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims May 6-12 Wildfire Awareness Week
Schwarzenegger Signs California Fallen Firefighters Assistance Tax
Chief Bryan Zollner Fatality
Matthew Will Fatality
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2006
2006 Large Fires List (23K PDF)
2006 CAL FIRE Fire Causes (93K PDF)
Esperanza Accident Report
Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Executive Order to Expand Statewide Firefighting Efforts, Calls on Californians to Take Common Sense Fire Prevention Measures
CAL FIRE Units Open Fire Season for Northern Part of State
CAL FIRE Prepared For Fire Season Opener on June 5 Staff and Equipment Deployed to Fight Wildfires
CAL FIRE Firefighters Return from Mexico
Gov. Schwarzenegger Declares State of Emergency for San Bernardino County
Gov. Schwarzenegger Visits Firefighters in Redding
Gov. Schwarzenegger Meets with California Firefighters in Redding
CAL FIRE OV-10A Airtactical Plane Crash
Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Three United States Forest Service Firefighters Battling Wildfires in San Bernardino County
2006 Fires Season Summary
CAL FIRER OV-10A Airtactical Plan Crash
Esperanza Accident Report
Gov. Schwarzenegger Proclaims State of Emergency for Ventura County
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2005
2005 Large Fires List (19K PDF)
Governor
Accident Claims Life of Firefighter, Injures Two Crew Members
CAL FIRE Supports Hurricane Disasters of 2005
Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Executive Order to Expand Statewide Fire Fighting Efforts - Calls on Californians to Take Common Sense Fire Prevention Measures
S. CA. Airbase Relocation Evaluation (2005)
2005 Fire Season Summary
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2004
2004 Large Fires List
CAL FIRE Red Sheet Fire Season Safety Briefing (2004)
2004 Fire Season Outlook
Eva Schicke Fatality and Firefighter Injuries (September 2004)
State Responsibility Area (SRA) Fee Issue
Serious Accident Investigation Report (Marysville Fireworks Display - July 4, 2004) (134K PDF)
2004 Fire Season Summary
Eva Schicke Fatality
linked textCAL FIRE Helitack Crew 404 Burnover
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2003
2003 CA Fire Siege - Video; Blue Ribbon Commission Information; Cedar Fire Fatality; CA Siege - The Story
2003 Large Fires List
2003 Fire Season Summary
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2002
2002 Large Fires List
2002 Fire Season Summary
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2001
2001 Large Fires List
2001 Fire Season Summary
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2000
2000 Fire Season Summary
2000 Large Fires List
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1999
1999 Fire Season Summary

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