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.