DNR Completed Prescribed Burns

data.wa.gov | Last Updated 22 Mar 2019

Data collected by the WA Dept of Natural Resources for controlled burns starting with the 2017 calendar year. This dataset holds burns that are completed with "Actual" data elements populated. Information about Planned Burns not yet complete are in a different dataset: "DNR Future Prescribed Burns."

Tags: burn permits, prescribed burns

This dataset has the following 48 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
PERMIT_NOpermit_notextSystem-generated permit number for tracking each request
BURN_TYPEburn_typetextBurn type (broadcast, natural, or pile)
ACTUAL_BURN_DATEactual_burn_datecalendar_dateDate of actual ignition
ACTUAL_BURN_TIMEactual_burn_timetextTime of actual ignition. Unit: HH:MM Pacific Time.
ACTUAL_BURN_AREAactual_burn_areanumberAcres actually burned (for piles, this should be acreage piles were accumulated from, not footprint acreage of piles). Unit: Acres.
ACTUAL_TONS_CONSUMEDactual_tons_consumednumberActual tons consumed by the burn.
SHRUB_CONSUMPTIONshrub_consumptionnumberEstimated percentage of the shrub stratum that is blackened by fire.
CANOPY_CONSUMPTIONcanopy_consumptionnumberEstimated percentage of canopy loading consumed by the burn.
PILE_CONSUMPTIONpile_consumptionnumberEstimated percentage of the pile that is blackened by fire.
ACTUAL_BURN_DURATIONactual_burn_durationnumberTotal duration of actual burn. Unit: Minutes.
LATITUDElatitudenumberLatitude for the Burn location
LONGITUDElongitudenumberLongitude for the burn location
TWNtwnnumberTownship
TWNDtwndtextTownship Direction
RNGrngnumberRange
RNGDrngdtextRange Directon
SECsecnumberSection
ELEVelevnumberElevation of burn unit. Unit: Feet.
LANDOWNERlandownertextRanger district, park, or refuge name
STATEstatetextState
COUNTYcountytextCounty
PM25pm25numberEstimated PM2.5 emissions
PM10pm10numberEstimated PM10 emissions
PMpmnumberEstimated total particulate matter emissions
COconumberEstimated carbon monoxide emissions
CO2co2numberEstimated carbon dioxide emissions
CH4ch4numberEstimated methane emissions
NMHCnmhcnumberEstimated non-methane hydrocarbon emissions
HARVEST_DATEharvest_datecalendar_dateDate harvested (broadcast burns only)
SNOWOFF_DATEsnowoff_datecalendar_dateSnow off date (not required for pile burns)
DOM_VEG_TYPEdom_veg_typetextGeneral vegetation species
FWD1fwd1numberFine woody debris 0 to 0.25" in diameter fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
FWD2fwd2numberFine woody debris 0.26" to 1" in diameter fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
FWD3fwd3numberFine woody debris 1" to 3" in diameter fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
CWD1cwd1numberCoarse woody debris 3" to 9" in diameter fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
CWD2cwd2numberCoarse woody debris 9" to 20" in diameter fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
CWD3cwd3numberCoarse woody debris greater than 30" in diameter fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
SHRUB_FLshrub_flnumberShrub fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
GRASS_FLgrass_flnumberGrass and herb fuel loading (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
ROTTEN_FLrotten_flnumberRotten fuels greater than 3" in diameter (not required for pile burns). Unit: Tons/acre.
DUFF_DEPTHduff_depthnumberDuff depth (not required for pile burns). Unit: Inches.
LITTER_DEPTHlitter_depthnumberLitter depth (not required for pile burns). Unit: Inches.
SLOPEslopenumberSlope percentage where burn is located
FM_DUFFfm_duffnumberDuff fuel moisture (not required for pile burns)
FM10fm10number10-hr fuel moisture (not required for pile burns)
FM1000fm1000number1000-hr fuel moisture (not required for pile burns)
RAINrainnumberDays since rain (not required for pile burns)
WIND_SPDwind_spdnumberMid-flame wind speed (not required for pile burns). Unit: MPH.