GFIMS
Global Fire Information Management System

Active fire/hotspot shapefiles

Active fire/hotspot detections in shapefile format are available for the last 24 hours, 48 hours and 7 day time periods. These shape files are updated every hour starting at 00:30 ET (USA). The files have been zipped to reduce download size. Please use any valid compression software to extract the contents. The size of the files vary each day in accordance to the number of hotspots/fires, in general, the zipped file size should range anywhere between 3 KB to 3.0 MB.

Available extents
Available extents

Downloadable files by extent
World 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Alaska 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Australia and New Zealand 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Canada 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Central America 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Congo Basin 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Europe 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Mozambique 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Namibia 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Northern Africa 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Russia and Asia 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
South America 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
South Asia 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
South East Asia 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
Southern Africa 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day
United States of America (Conterminous) and Hawaii 24 Hours 48 Hours 7 day