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.


Historical data

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.

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)

Historical Wildfire Perimeter Spatial Data Change Log (PDF, 77 KB)


For further information on historical spatial wildfire data, contact [email protected].

Wildfire weather data

Fire weather data has been collected daily in Alberta since the late 1960s in some locations.

Should you need any of this data, contact the Weather Section at [email protected].

For more information about fire weather and recent weather data, see Fire weather and forecasts.

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