Maps of the Los Angeles wildfires

Friday, October 17, 2008 at 10:11 AM


Since earlier this week, wildfires driven by strong winds have been destroying land and livelihood across Southern California. Thousands of acres of land have been under threat as firefighters battle against tough conditions and try to bring about containment of the fires.

Several groups have taken the initiative to create their own maps and KML files which show the latest information and provide useful information for affected citizens. The current suite of Earth and Maps visualizations includes:
Whether you're in an impacted (or potentially impacted) area or would like to stay on top of the news, hopefully the maps created by these groups will be of use.