Stay up-to-date on wildfires when it matters most

Watch Duty provides real-time push notifications about wildfires in California

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Provides up-to-the-minute information

Push Notifications

Receive alerts about the conditions on the ground as they change

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Help first responders and loved ones by sharing photos of fire conditions and other hazards

Watching Over California 24/7

Watch Duty is a non-profit wildfire alerting, mapping, and tracking service operated by experienced fire reporters and many other collaborators who diligently monitor radio scanners and other data sources 24/7. We have created dozens of internal collaboration tools from messaging to alerting systems to be notified of every fire start across the great state of California. At any given time there are a half-dozen reporters monitoring everything. Rest assured that we are always on watch duty and we will keep you up to date when it matters most.