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SWO District Fire Statistics
2012 Fire Statistics
Number of Fires & Acres Burned as of November 20
Cause
Fires
Acres Burned
LIGHTNING
13
18.71
RAILROAD
0
0
EQUIPMENT USE
45
20.06
RECREATIONIST
32
25.94
SMOKER
21
33.45
DEBRIS BURNING
21
46.23
ARSON
7
161.29
JUVENILES
8
0.59
MISCELLANEOUS
33
6.16
UNDER INVESTIGATION
3
40.52
DISTRICT TOTAL 2012 
183
352.95

  

Percentage of 2012 fires stopped at 10 acres in size or less: 97.2 percent

 
Previous Years' Fire Stats
2001-11

Year
No. of Fires
Acres Burned
2011
131
728
2010
160
474
2009
243
1220
2008
268
1764
2007
272
740
2006
226
158
2005
187
4973
2004
221
436
2003
256
1385
2002
228
40,448
2001
379
3546

 
Fire Season Start/End Dates
1967-2011

Year
Start month
Start day
End month
End day
Days in fire season
1967
May
22
October
24
156
1968
May
1
October
16
169
1969
May
12
October
7
149
1970
May
18
October
21
157
1971
June
1
October
16
138
1972
June
1
October
11
133
1973
May
16
October
21
159
1974
June
1
October
28
150
1975
June
2
October
10
131
1976
May
17
October
26
163
1977
April
20
September
30
164
1978
May
24
September
29
129
1979
June
1
October
19
141
1980
May
19
October
15
150
1981
June
1
October
8
130
1982
May
24
October
7
137
1983
June
1
October
11
133
1984
June
4
October
13
132
1985
May
17
October
21
158
1986
June
2
September
26
117
1987
May
11
November
12
186
1988
April
18
November
2
199
1989
June
5
September
29
117
1990
May
8
October
22
168
1991
June
14
October
25
134
1992
May
11
October
21
164
1993
June
21
October
13
115
1994
June
1
October
27
149
1995
June
24
October
11
110
1996
June
15
October
18
126
1997
June
24
October
1
100
1998
July
1
October
12
104
1999
June
12
October
27
138
2000
June
10
October
20
133
2001
May
15
October
29
168
2002
June
11
November
8
151
2003
June
6
November
3
151
2004
June
4
October
18
137
2005
June
27
October
26
122
2006
May
24
November
2
163
2007
June
11
October
1
113
2008
June
16
October
10
117
2009
June
19
October
14
118
2010
July
1
October
22
114
 2011
July
1
October
5
97
 2012
June
20
October
16
127