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

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

U.S. wildfires - number of fires and acres burned 2017 This statistic shows the number of fires and acres burned due to U.S. wildfires in 2017, by state. In that year, 97 wildfires occurred in Connecticut, which accounted for 243 acres of burned land. In total, there were 71,499 wildfires reported in the United States, burning about 10.03 million acres of land.
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Number of fires and acres burned due to U.S. wildfires in 2017, by state

Number of firesNumber of acres burned
Montana 2,4221,366,498
Nevada 7681,329,289
California 9,5601,266,224
Texas 9,827734,682
Oregon 2,049714,520
Idaho 1,598686,262
Alaska 364653,023
Oklahoma 1,906502,625
Kansas 71476,306
Arizona 2,321429,564
Washington 1,346404,223
Florida 3,280298,831
Utah 1,166249,829
Georgia 3,929200,785
New Mexico 813141,663
Colorado 967111,667
Wyoming 59990,115
South Dakota 1,42077,356
North Carolina 5,12546,507
Mississippi 2,77540,595
Arkansas 1,70634,624
Kentucky 89228,927
Vermont 1,52220,194
Alabama 1,25420,192
North Dakota 1,08619,841
Louisiana 1,06411,356
South Carolina 1,09211,041
Missouri 3,3988,459
Iowa 4277,216
Tennessee 5936,949
Wisconsin 5206,866
Minnesota 1,0365,553
New Jersey 7355,144
Nebraska 493,160
Maryland 1082,178
Hawaii 32,098
Pennsylvania 5371,652
Massachusetts 1,216844
Michigan 270736
Ohio 68733
West Virginia 696661
Indiana 22553
Maine 489369
Connecticut 97243
New York 57191
New Hampshire 36123
Illinois 1398
Virginia 5550
Rhode Island 3130
Delaware 56
Number of firesNumber of acres burned
Montana 2,4221,366,498
Nevada 7681,329,289
California 9,5601,266,224
Texas 9,827734,682
Oregon 2,049714,520
Idaho 1,598686,262
Alaska 364653,023
Oklahoma 1,906502,625
Kansas 71476,306
Arizona 2,321429,564
Washington 1,346404,223
Florida 3,280298,831
Utah 1,166249,829
Georgia 3,929200,785
New Mexico 813141,663
Colorado 967111,667
Wyoming 59990,115
South Dakota 1,42077,356
North Carolina 5,12546,507
Mississippi 2,77540,595
Arkansas 1,70634,624
Kentucky 89228,927
Vermont 1,52220,194
Alabama 1,25420,192
North Dakota 1,08619,841
Louisiana 1,06411,356
South Carolina 1,09211,041
Missouri 3,3988,459
Iowa 4277,216
Tennessee 5936,949
Wisconsin 5206,866
Minnesota 1,0365,553
New Jersey 7355,144
Nebraska 493,160
Maryland 1082,178
Hawaii 32,098
Pennsylvania 5371,652
Massachusetts 1,216844
Michigan 270736
Ohio 68733
West Virginia 696661
Indiana 22553
Maine 489369
Connecticut 97243
New York 57191
New Hampshire 36123
Illinois 1398
Virginia 5550
Rhode Island 3130
Delaware 56
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This statistic shows the number of fires and acres burned due to U.S. wildfires in 2017, by state. In that year, 97 wildfires occurred in Connecticut, which accounted for 243 acres of burned land. In total, there were 71,499 wildfires reported in the United States, burning about 10.03 million acres of land.
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2018
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Survey time period
2017
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