Major fires of 2021

Areas burned in fires since 2016

Other active fires

Fire or thermal anomaly

WASHINGTON

MONTANA

OREGON

6

2

IDAHO

WYOMING

3

1

NEVADA

4

UTAH

COLORADO

CALIFORNIA

ARIZONA

NEW MEXICO

5

1

2

OREGON

Fremont

National

Forest

Lake

Almanor

Greenville

Paisley

Paradise

Klamath

Falls

Plumas

National

Forest

CALIFORNIA

CALIFORNIA

San Francisco

100 km

100 km

100 miles

100 miles

The Dixie fire started on 13 July, and

burned over 960,000 acres. It is the largest

fire in the US to date this year, and leveled the

town of Greenville.

The Bootleg fire started on 6 July, and

burned over 410,000 acres. It burned for

almost 40 days, and created its own weather.

3

4

OREGON

Lake

Tahoe

Placerville

Grizzly Flats

Eureka

Little

Mountain

San Francisco

Del Loma

Trinity

National

Forest

San Jose

CALIFORNIA

CALIFORNIA

100 km

100 km

100 miles

100 miles

The Monument fire started on 30 July, and

burned over 220,000 acres. Its perimeter includ-

es areas scarred by fire in previous years.

The Caldor fire started on 14 August, and

burned over 220,000 acres. It scorched the town

of Grizzly Flats and forced the evacuation of tens

of thousands in the Lake Tahoe area.

5

6

ARIZONA

Tonto

National

Forest

MONTANA

Devils

Canyon

Claypool

Ashland

Phoenix

Globe

Northern

Cheyenne

Indian

Reservation

WYOMING

100 km

100 km

100 miles

100 miles

The Telegraph fire started on 4 June, and

burned over 180,000 acres. It’s one of the largest

fires in Arizona state history.

The Richard Spring fire started on 8 August, and

burned over 170,000 acres. It was the largest

wildfire in Montana this year.

Other active fires

Fire or thermal anomaly

Areas burned in fires since 2016

Lake

Almanor

Greenville

Paradise

Plumas

National

Forest

CALIFORNIA

San Francisco

100 km

100 miles

The Dixie fire started on 13 July, and burned

over 960,000 acres. It is the largest

fire in the US to date this year, and leveled the

town of Greenville.

OREGON

Fremont

National

Forest

Paisley

Klamath

Falls

CALIFORNIA

100 km

100 miles

The Bootleg fire started on 6 July, and

burned over 410,000 acres. It burned for

almost 40 days, and created its own weather.

Eureka

Del Loma

Trinity

National

Forest

CALIFORNIA

100 km

100 miles

The Monument fire started on 30 July, and

burned over 220,000 acres. Its perimeter includ-

es areas scarred by fire in previous years.

Lake

Tahoe

Placerville

Grizzly Flats

Little

Mountain

San Francisco

San Jose

CALIFORNIA

100 km

100 miles

The Caldor fire started on 14 August, and

burned over 220,000 acres. It scorched the town

of Grizzly Flats and forced the evacuation of tens

of thousands in the Lake Tahoe area.

ARIZONA

Tonto

National

Forest

Devils

Canyon

Claypool

Phoenix

Globe

100 km

100 miles

The Telegraph fire started on 4 June, and

burned over 180,000 acres. It’s one of the

largest fires in Arizona state history.

MONTANA

Ashland

Northern

Cheyenne

Indian

Reservation

WYOMING

100 km

100 miles

The Richard Spring fire started on 8 August, and

burned over 170,000 acres. It was the largest

wildfire in Montana this year.