Emergency management agencies around the world leverage technologies and resources to prepare, respond and recover from fire disasters. Discover innovative examples and solutions below.
Using geolocation, fire coordinates are being tracked. This Story Map provides additional data like smoke forecasts.
For the Orland Fire Protection District, GIS has become an integral part of creating and maintaining systems that allow first responders and firefighters to successfully save lives.
Butte County leveraged GIS to provide vital information to the public and emergency staff working on response and recovery efforts through maps and mobile applications. Here's how.
Authorities use GIS to support fire operations including apparatus deployment and location to assist decision makers during crisis. Learn how these powerful tools can make a difference.
International case studies
See how GIS was used for fire incident and resource management during the Ferguson fire in the Sierra National Forest in 2018.
Learn how Ventura Country Fire used GIS for widely distributed and actionable wildfire information sharing in 2017.
Deep learning, imagery, and data enrichment capabilities helped Californian authorities to speed up damage assessment following the Woolsey wildfires in 2018.
Interactive maps helped the City of Santa Rosa's recovery from the October 2017 wildfires.