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WILDFIRES BY STATE, 2014
State Number of fires Number of acres burned
Alabama 2,093 40,527
Alaska 384 233,561
Arizona 1,543 205,199
Arkansas 1,302 20,164
California 7,865 555,044
Colorado 830 24,949
Connecticut 28 69
Delaware (1) (1)
Florida 2,436 101,599
Georgia 3,562 19,199
Hawaii (1) (1)
Idaho 1,180 189,430
Illinois 36 727
Indiana 54 276
Iowa 577 11,347
Kansas 68 31,261
Kentucky 1,466 43,199
Louisiana 1,005 25,337
Maine 282 158
Maryland 125 1,802
Massachusetts 1,169 1,197
Michigan 268 716
Minnesota 990 4,367
Mississippi 97 10,053
Missouri 105 5,607
Montana 1,646 38,118
Nebraska 38 992
Nevada 531 59,252
New Hampshire 62 45
New Jersey 962 10,400
New Mexico 728 23,440
New York 94 582
North Carolina 4,625 15,601
North Dakota 567 4,069
Ohio 63 684
Oklahoma 1,007 157,080
Oregon 3,087 984,629
Pennsylvania 877 4,519
Rhode Island 1 0
South Carolina 1,374 8,312
South Dakota 918 13,127
Tennessee 1,249 156,391
Texas 9,677 131,138
Utah 1,035 28,255
Vermont 53 91
Virginia 736 10,446
Washington 1,480 386,972
West Virginia 671 8,286
Wisconsin 613 3,268
Wyoming 403 7,836
United States (2) 63,612 3,595,613

(1) Delaware and Hawaii had no wildfires in 2014.
(2) Includes Puerto Rico which had 3,647 fires that burned 16,292 acres.

Source: National Interagency Fire Center.

 
WILDFIRES BY STATE, 2010 (1)
State Number of fires Number of acres burned
Alaska 688 1,129,421
Alabama 2,357 26,331
Arkansas 2,010 30,954
Arizona 1,517 74,445
California 6,502 108,742
Colorado 1,076 40,788
Connecticut 93 262
Delaware 12 32
Florida 2,334 37,929
Georgia 3,489 14,534
Hawaii 9 10,172
Iowa 123 2,722
Idaho 977 613,868
Illinois 95 630
Indiana 57 132
Kansas 35 20,364
Kentucky 1,677 51,003
Louisiana 2,166 33,401
Massachusetts 2,014 2,117
Maryland 160 1,577
Maine 550 318
Michigan 459 11,441
Minnesota 2,037 33,969
Missouri 1,314 17,620
Mississippi 1,696 15,338
Montana 1,035 57,380
North Carolina 3,665 20,000
North Dakota 448 3,840
Nebraska 24 1,125
New Hampshire 358 145
New Jersey 2,011 10,630
New Mexico 953 231,403
Nevada 431 23,863
New York 151 2,066
Ohio 557 3,995
Oklahoma 1,568 81,238
Oregon 1,299 69,623
Pennsylvania 506 3,203
Rhode Island 30 23
South Carolina 1,617 6,592
South Dakota 732 6,175
Tennessee 1,653 20,283
Texas 6,691 203,891
Utah 1,054 65,236
Virginia 847 7,698
Vermont 81 86
Washington 888 41,151
Wisconsin 1,278 2,185
West Virginia 617 14,319
Wyoming 530 79,201
United States 62,471 3,233,461

 (1) As of November 2010.

Source: National Interagency Coordination Center.

 
WILDFIRES BY STATE, 2011
  Number of fires Number of acres burned
Alaska 515 293,018
Alabama 3,073 71,311
Arkansas 2,627 54,032
Arizona 1,988 1,016,428
California 7,989 126,854
Colorado 1,286 161,167
Connecticut 196 244
Delaware (1) (1)
Florida 5,102 299,991
Georgia 8,387 149,222
Hawaii 3 2,178
Iowa 561 2,145
Idaho 1,094 384,103
Illinois 62 2,019
Indiana 27 530
Kansas 99 111,128
Kentucky 1,040 24,961
Louisiana 3,079 52,763
Massachusetts 1,116 545
Maryland 131 8,310
Maine 308 116
Michigan 322 1,865
Minnesota 1,238 135,650
Missouri 2,732 55,395
Mississippi 2,341 42,036
Montana 1,335 168,010
North Carolina 5,279 119,482
North Dakota 353 2,862
Nebraska 80 29,643
New Hampshire 139 48
New Jersey 708 794
New Mexico 1,875 1,286,487
Nevada 817 424,170
New York 47 232
Ohio 246 1,203
Oklahoma 2,486 293,381
Oregon 1,151 285,712
Pennsylvania 204 636
Rhode Island 30 27
South Carolina 2,703 16,141
South Dakota 1,248 97,230
Tennessee 1,170 13,812
Texas 3,470 2,722,623
Utah 1,102 62,783
Virginia 831 20,114
Vermont 11 14
Washington 993 17,480
Wisconsin 735 719
West Virginia 342 2,680
Wyoming 680 135,878
     
Total United States 74,126 8,711,367

(1) Delaware had no wildfires in 2011.

Source: National Interagency Coordination Center.

 
WILDFIRES BY STATE, 2013
State Number of fires Number of acres burned 
Alabama 1,284 25,623
Alaska 603 1,316,876
Arizona 1,756 105,281
Arkansas 881 14,733
California 9,907 577,675
Colorado 1,176 195,145
Connecticut 76 238
Delaware 4 17
Florida 101 7,660
Georgia 2,942 6,736
Hawaii (1) (1)
Idaho 1,471 722,204
Illinois 24 55
Indiana 19 806
Iowa 436 14,704
Kansas 16 7,137
Kentucky 1,030 25,084
Louisiana 1,027 17,883
Maine 426 743
Maryland 126 182
Massachusetts 1,132 879
Michigan 436 940
Minnesota 1,115 22,107
Mississippi 5 33
Missouri 51 1,660
Montana 1,723 124,209
Nebraska 10 63
Nevada 763 162,907
New Hampshire 85 137
New Jersey 1,013 1,430
New Mexico 1,064 221,951
New York 138 1,073
North Carolina 3,514 24,547
North Dakota 515 16,116
Ohio 31 152
Oklahoma 610 26,490
Oregon 2,848 350,786
Pennsylvania 639 1,788
Rhode Island 7 27
South Carolina 1,337 7,082
South Dakota 889 4,475
Tennessee 424 7,080
Texas 70 10,743
Utah 1,276 70,282
Vermont 124 281
Virginia 482 4,418
Washington 1,527 152,603
West Virginia 557 8,577
Wisconsin 671 9,196
Wyoming 468 44,016
United States (2) 47,579 4,319,546

(1) Hawaii had no wildfires in 2013.
(2) Includes Puerto Rico which had 750 fires that burned 4,716 acres.

Source: National Interagency Fire Center.