The 2017 wildfire year in review:
- 71,499 wildfires reported nationally (compared to 67,743
wildfires reported in 2016)
- Wildfires consumed 10,026,086 acres reported nationally
(compared to 5,509,995 acres reported in 2016).
- The Great Basin Area led the nation with
over 2.1 million acres burned (207 percent of its 10-year average)
…and much more in this data rich report.
We thank National Interagency Coordination Center for sharing this report with our audience.