Fires - Wildfire Maps and Info by Ryan Strouse (Universal)
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Released: Sep 8, 2016
Version: 3.2.1
Size: 44 MB
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Fires - Wildfire Maps and Info

Ryan Strouse
Fires is a comprehensive wildfire information resource and navigation app.

▶▶ WILDFIRE INFORMATION RESOURCE

▶ Incident Details

Fires provides maps, photos, and information about wildfires from several sources for the United States. View active wildfire perimeters or share wildfire information and high resolution photos.

• InciWeb
• CAL FIRE
• NIFC
• US Forest Service

▶ Incident Notifications with Containment Updates

Fires will notify you when new incidents are downloaded within the maximum distance that you set from the source that you select.

• InciWeb
• CAL FIRE
• US Forest Service

▶ Offline Incident Mapping

Fires can automatically download incidents when the app is in the background from the source that you select.

• InciWeb
• CAL FIRE
• US Forest Service

▶ Thermal Hotspots and Fire Activity

Fires allows you to interactively browse the full set of global active fire detections from MODIS and VIIRS.

• Collection-6 MODIS Active Fire Data
• VIIRS I-Band 375m Active Fire Data
• Active Fire Details

▶ GOES Satellite Images and Animations

Fires provides extensive near real-time GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) imagery from NOAA.

• United States
• Pacific
• Atlantic
• Central America
• South America
• East Full Disk
• West Full Disk

▶ Local Weather Conditions

Fires gives you a summary of your current local weather conditions from AccuWeather for free without a subscription.

▶ Fire Weather Forecasts & Outlooks

Fires provides Fire Weather Forecast & Outlook maps intended to delineate areas of the US.

• Expected Number of Large Fires per PSA
• Fire Potential Index Forecast
• Fire Danger Rating
• Large Fire Probability
• National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook
• Drought Monitor Summary
• Dead Fuel Moisture

▶ Historical Fires

Fires provides quick access to historical fire perimeters from 2000 to 2018.

▶ Social Media Updates

Fires provides quick access to social media updates from national and state agencies.

• Twitter
• Facebook
• Instagram

▶▶ NAVIGATION APP

▶ Offline 3D Maps and GPS

Fires will give you offline GPS functionality and 3D base maps when there is no network coverage. Fires allows you to cache what you use and doesn't require you to manually save your maps, which saves you a lot of time.

• Several Base Maps
• Create Lines, Shapes, and Waypoints
• Navigate and trace your locations

▶▶ SUBSCRIPTIONS

Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal.

▶ FIRES PRO ($14.99/year)

• Access Satellite Hybrid base map
• Access Topo base map
• Access Streets base map
• Access Hillshades overlay
• Access Incident Weather Conditions
• Remove Ads

▶ SATELLITE BASE MAP ($4.99/6 months)

• Access Satellite (No Labels) base map

▶ INCIDENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ($5.99/year)

• Access Incident Weather Conditions

▶ REMOVE ADS ($2.99/year)

• Use the app without ads

▶ TO MANAGE YOUR SUBSCRIPTION:

• TURN OFF auto-renewal via the main Settings app: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4098
• Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal.
• Your iTunes Account will be charged at confirmation of purchase.
• Visit the following URL to view our Privacy Policy: http://www.livewaremedia.com/p/privacy-policy.html
• Visit the following URL for full terms of use: http://www.liveware.com/p/terms-and-conditions.html

What's new in version 3.2.1
Fixed a bug with the web page screen.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Fires - Wildfire Maps and Info is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + Fires - Wildfire Maps and Info is currently ranked #173 in free Navigation apps for iPhone, as well as #248 in free Navigation apps for iPad.
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