Pacific nw fire map. The northwest large fire map depicts large fires in oregon and washington reported to the nwcc and is updated daily throughout the fire season. The ring of fire is a major area in the basin of the pacific ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. The link below will take you to maps used by district staff and cooperators. The moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer modis on nasas aqua satellite collected this image of several fires burning in idaho oregon and washington on august 16 2015.
The fire weather avalanche center is a non profit organization providing wildfire maps road conditions and avalanche snow information for oregon and the pacific northwest. These maps are geo referenced and can be downloaded by any mobile device to use in the field. Eventbrite northwest fire investigators association washington chapter 21 of the international association of arson investigators presents 2019 pacific northwest fire investigation symposium monday may 6 2019 friday may 10 2019 at icicle inn leavenworth wa. The northwest interagency coordination center nwcc welcomes you to view and interact with a continuously updated map of large wildfire locations and perimeters modis thermal imagery and other layers.
The northwest fire location map displays active fire incidents within oregon and washington. In a large 40000 km 25000 mi horseshoe shape it is associated with a nearly continuous series of oceanic trenches volcanic arcs and volcanic belts and plate movements. Dozens of wildfires that have been raging across the pacific northwest flared up this week unfurling a blanket of opaque smoke from the cascades to the coast and raining ash down on cars streets.