U.S. prescribed fires - number of fires and acres burned 2017

Number of fires and acres burned due to U.S. prescribed fires in 2017, by state

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
U.S. prescribed fires - number of fires and acres burned 2017 This statistic shows the number of fires and acres burned due to U.S. prescribes fires in 2017, by state. In 2017, about 944,455 acres were burned due to prescribed fires in Alaska. The total number of prescribed fires in the United States amounted to 202,250 with 6.42 million acres burned.
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Number of fires and acres burned due to U.S. prescribed fires in 2017, by state

Number of prescribed firesNumber of acres burnt
Florida 86,1152,182,980
Georgia 83,5881,255,221
Alabama 13,157944,455
Arizona 2,321429,564
South Carolina 8,895342,066
Arkansas 34,624214,859
Mississippi 2,498211,166
Texas 205190,451
North Carolina 1,427180,558
New Mexico 91,654141,663
Minnesota 59371,285
Alaska 864,950
South Dakota 20456,001
California 42849,522
Oregon 27148,077
Missouri 5741,392
Wisconsin 39131,745
Iowa 41926,015
Montana 36524,180
Idaho 24123,815
Colorado 16623,145
Louisiana 18122,534
North Dakota 18,27219,841
Michigan 17519,391
Nebraska 3218,643
Pennsylvania 22218,611
Utah 11218,517
Illinois 6715,817
Virginia 42414,238
Indiana 388,064
Kansas 137,292
Tennessee 366,780
Oklahoma 216,186
Washington 445,216
Nevada 275,198
Maryland 703,751
Kentucky 233,746
West Virginia 73,094
Wyoming 342,900
New Jersey 122,703
Massachusetts 451,023
New York 29564
Ohio 70308
Delaware 13280
Maine 13147
New Hampshire 10120
Vermont 1098
Connecticut 331
Rhode Island 113
Hawaii 00
Number of prescribed firesNumber of acres burnt
Florida 86,1152,182,980
Georgia 83,5881,255,221
Alabama 13,157944,455
Arizona 2,321429,564
South Carolina 8,895342,066
Arkansas 34,624214,859
Mississippi 2,498211,166
Texas 205190,451
North Carolina 1,427180,558
New Mexico 91,654141,663
Minnesota 59371,285
Alaska 864,950
South Dakota 20456,001
California 42849,522
Oregon 27148,077
Missouri 5741,392
Wisconsin 39131,745
Iowa 41926,015
Montana 36524,180
Idaho 24123,815
Colorado 16623,145
Louisiana 18122,534
North Dakota 18,27219,841
Michigan 17519,391
Nebraska 3218,643
Pennsylvania 22218,611
Utah 11218,517
Illinois 6715,817
Virginia 42414,238
Indiana 388,064
Kansas 137,292
Tennessee 366,780
Oklahoma 216,186
Washington 445,216
Nevada 275,198
Maryland 703,751
Kentucky 233,746
West Virginia 73,094
Wyoming 342,900
New Jersey 122,703
Massachusetts 451,023
New York 29564
Ohio 70308
Delaware 13280
Maine 13147
New Hampshire 10120
Vermont 1098
Connecticut 331
Rhode Island 113
Hawaii 00
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the number of fires and acres burned due to U.S. prescribes fires in 2017, by state. In 2017, about 944,455 acres were burned due to prescribed fires in Alaska. The total number of prescribed fires in the United States amounted to 202,250 with 6.42 million acres burned.
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