SMARTFIRE fire activity data for any date since January 1, 2007, are stored in an online database and can be retrieved directly by software using Web Services technology.

BlueSky Framework 3.0 and greater contains a module called CheckSMARTFIRE that can download data from the SMARTFIRE Web Service and convert it to the BlueSky standard file format, the recommended way to access the Web Service.

Use of the SMARTFIRE Web Service requires a username and password. Please contact to get an account to access the SMARTFIRE Web Service.

Access is granted routinely on request. Password protection is used to monitor and control use of resources on experimental computing systems. To request an account, please email