Global Fire Information Management System

Active fire/hotspot text files

Daily MODIS Collection 5 active fire text files for the last 2 months are available for download from the following FTP site:

There is no charge to access the hotspot / active fire text files for the last 2 months; but we would like to keep track of who accesses the FTP site and keep you up to dated with changes made to the site. Please email FIRMS with the following information:

  • Name
  • Organization
  • Address
  • Country
  • Email

Please also state:

  • How often you access the site (i) daily, (ii) weekly, (iii) monthly OR (iv) occasionally?
  • What do you use the data for?
  • What is your region of interest?

You will be sent an email with a user name and password to enable you to access the FTP site.