Report a wildfire: If you see a wildfire in a forested area call 310-FIRE (3473)
See Alberta’s wildfire dashboard for current year statistics.
See Alberta’s wildfire season statistics for statistics on past wildfire seasons.
For the most recent fire weather and fire danger maps, see Wildfire predictive services.
Wildfire geospatial data
Current and historical wildfire and weather Geographic Information System (GIS) data can be viewed through the Alberta Geospatial Services Platform. See Accessing Wildfire GIS Data (PDF, 46 KB) for instructions on how to access the various data available.
Historical wildfire database
See data downloads and corresponding dictionaries for each time period.
|Date range||Data download (CSV format)||Data dictionary (PDF format)|
|2006 to 2021||Wildfire data: 2006 to 2021||Data dictionary: 2006 to 2021|
|1996 to 2005||Wildfire data: 1996 to 2005||Data dictionary: 1996 to 2005|
|1983 to 1995||Wildfire data: 1983 to 1995||Data dictionary: 1983 to 1995|
|1961 to 1982||Wildfire data: 1961 to 1982||Data dictionary: 1961 to 1982|
Spatial wildfire data
The historical wildfire GIS data are available here as an ESRI Shapefile (contained within a downloadable ZIP file). The GIS datasets comprise polygon features representing wildfire perimeters and are in a Geographic Coordinate System with a NAD83 datum.
Historical Wildfire Perimeter Data: 1931 to 2022 (ZIP, 231.8 MB)
For further information on historical spatial wildfire data, contact [email protected].
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