Fire and Smoke Map Information

Follow links on this page for information and documents related to the AirNow Fire and Smoke Map. The Fire and Smoke Map shows particle pollution (PM2.5) that is the major component of wildland fire smoke and contains information and links to help protect against air quality impacts from smoke.
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  • User Guide
    New to the AirNow Fire and Smoke Map? You can use the map to find out about the particle pollution in smoke and what actions to take. The map also shows fire locations and smoke plumes, and it links to Smoke Forecast Outlooks that are issued on some larger fires.
  • Questions and Answers
    Visit our Questions and Answers to learn more about the AirNow Fire and Smoke Map – from simpler questions like how to use the “Dashboard” popup on the map, to more technical ones, like questions about the correction equation that helps us make sensor data more accurate. You can also use this document to learn more about actions you can take to protect your health from smoke.