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TOP TEN STATES FOR WILDFIRES RANKED BY NUMBER OF FIRES AND BY NUMBER OF ACRES BURNED, 2013
Rank State Number of fires Rank State Number of acres burned
1 California 9,907 1 Alaska 1,316,876
2 North Carolina 3,514 2 Idaho 722,204
3 Georgia 2,942 3 California 577,675
4 Oregon 2,848 4 Oregon 350,786
5 Arizona 1,756 5 New Mexico 221,951
6 Montana 1,723 6 Colorado 195,145
7 Washington 1,527 7 Nevada 162,907
8 Idaho 1,471 8 Washington 152,603
9 South Carolina 1,337 9 Montana 124,209
10 Alabama 1,284 10 Arizona 105,281

Source: National Interagency Fire Center.

 
TOP TEN STATES FOR WILDFIRES RANKED BY NUMBER OF FIRES AND BY NUMBER OF ACRES BURNED, 2011
Rank State Number of fires Rank State Number of acres burned
1 Georgia 8,387 1 Texas 2,722,623
2 California 7,989 2 New Mexico 1,286,487
3 North Carolina 5,279 3 Arizona 1,016,428
4 Florida 5,102 4 Nevada 424,170
5 Texas 3,470 5 Idaho 384,103
6 Louisiana 3,079 6 Florida 299,991
7 Alabama 3,073 7 Oklahoma 293,381
8 Missouri 2,732 8 Alaska 293,018
9 South Carolina 2,703 9 Oregon 285,712
10 Arkansas 2,627 10 Montana 168,010

Source: National Interagency Fire Center.