Wildfires By State, 2018

 

State Number of fires Number of acres burned
Alabama 970 15,464
Alaska 367 410,683
Arizona 2,000 165,356
Arkansas 1,119 24,071
California 8,054 1,823,153
Colorado 1,328 475,803
Connecticut 52 40
Delaware 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0
Florida 2,249 138,820
Georgia 2,572 14,236
Hawaii 3 21,979
Idaho 1,132 604,481
Illinois 6 120
Indiana 26 115
Iowa 386 8,014
Kansas 71 59,234
Kentucky 376 8,417
Louisiana 647 10,742
Maine 542 678
Maryland 76 359
Massachusetts 320 210
Michigan 431 3,786
Minnesota 1,344 17,005
Mississippi 1,168 21,194
Missouri 103 6,025
Montana 1,342 97,814
Nebraska 35 122
Nevada 649 1,001,966
New Hampshire 145 61
New Jersey 625 1,347
New Mexico 1,334 382,345
New York 109 848
North Carolina 3,625 18,058
North Dakota 1,026 19,557
Ohio 67 337
Oklahoma 1,707 745,097
Oregon 2,019 897,263
Pennsylvania 1,276 3,614
Puerto Rico 25 389
Rhode Island 32 14
South Carolina 1,136 9,939
South Dakota 433 5,027
Tennessee 341 3,763
Texas 10,541 569,811
Utah 1,333 438,983
Vermont 59 113
Virginia 1,266 15,224
Washington 1,743 438,834
West Virginia 467 6,370
Wisconsin 825 1,678
Wyoming 611 279,243
United States (1) 58,083 8,767,492
(1) Includes Puerto Rico. Source: National Interagency Fire Center.