Woolsey Fire and Camp Fire 2018

We are publishing the newest Facebook Disaster Maps from the Woolsey and Camp Fires. The 2018 wildfire season is the most destructive on record in California, with a total of 7,579 fires burning an area of 1,667,855 acres (674,957 ha), the largest amount of burned acreage recorded in a fire season, In November 2018, foehn winds caused another round of large, destructive fires to erupt across the state. This new batch of wildfires includes the Woolsey Fire and Camp Fire, the latter of which killed at least 84 people and destroyed more than 10,000 structures, becoming both California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record.[21] The Camp Fire was one of two major wildfires burning at opposite ends of the state. The Woolsey Fire, which also broke out the same day, has burned more than 98,300 acres and destroyed at least 713 homes and other structures, officials said. It was 78 percent contained Friday. It had prompted evacuation orders covering more than 200,000 people.

Maps and Situational Information

Facebook Disaster Maps – Woolsey and Camp Fires

About Facebook Disaster Maps – These visualization maps are provided as a service by Humanity Road and the data is derived from Facebook’s Disaster Maps product, which provides the aggregated, privacy-preserving insights from people using Facebook on their mobile phones with location services turned on. Disaster Maps datasets are shared with trusted partners during times of crisis to ensure they have information needed to provide life-saving services.

The following images provide a visualization on reduction of users by location and users still active in location.

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Camp fire and Woolsey Fire Facebook Disaster Maps

  • CA Fires Nov 2018 Facebook Map .pdf


ARCGIS Facebook Data Map

Camp fire Facebook population density changes – compared to 3 months ago. http://humanityroad.maps.arcgis.com/apps/View/index.html?appid=d439b52d227f4601b29ea7e6f56a00a2

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