Suppression Costs

Federal Firefighting Costs (Suppression Only)

Year

Fires Acres Forest Service DOI Agencies

Total

1985 82,591 2,896,147 $161,505,000 $78,438,000 $239,943,000
1986 85,907 2,719,162 $111,625,000 $91,153,000 $202,778,000
1987 71,300 2,447,296 $253,657,000 $81,452,000 $335,109,000
1988 72,750 5,009,290 $429,609,000 $149,317,000 $578,926,000
1989 48,949 1,827,310 $331,672,000 $168,115,000 $499,787,000
1990 66,481 4,621,621 $253,700,000 $144,252,000 $397,952,000
1991 75,754 2,953,578 $132,300,000 $73,820,000 $206,120,000
1992 87,394 2,069,929 $290,300,000 $87,166,000 $377,466,000
1993 58,810 1,797,574 $184,000,000 $56,436,000 $240,436,000
1994 79,107 4,073,579 $757,200,000 $161,135,000 $918,335,000
1995 82,234 1,840,546 $367,000,000 $110,126,000 $477,126,000
1996 96,363 6,065,998 $547,500,000 $153,683,000 $701,183,000
1997 66,196 2,856,959 $179,100,000 $105,048,000 $284,148,000
1998 81,043 1,329,704 $306,800,000 $109,904,000 $416,704,000
1999 92,487 5,626,093 $361,100,000 $154,416,000 $515,516,000
2000 92,250 7,383,493 $1,076,000,000 $334,802,000 $1,410,802,000
2001 84,079 3,570,911 $683,122,000 $269,574,000 $952,696,000
2002 73,457 7,184,712 $1,279,000,000 $395,040,000 $1,674,040,000
2003 63,629 3,960,842 $1,023,500,000 $303,638,000 $1,327,138,000
2004 65,461 8,097,880 $726,000,000 $281,244,000 $1,007,244,000
2005 66,753 8,689,389 $524,900,000 $294,054,000 $818,954,000
2006 96,385 9,873,745 $1,280,419,000 $424,058,000 $1,704,477,000
2007 85,705 9,328,045 $1,149,654,000 $470,491,000 $1,620,145,000
2008 78,979 5,292,468 $1,193,073,000 $392,783,000 $1,585,856,000
2009 78,792 5,921,786 $702,111,000 $218,418,000 $920,529,000
2010 71,971 3,422,724 $578,285,000 $231,214,000 $809,499,000
2011 74,126 8,711,367 $1,055,736,000 $318,789,000 $1,374,525,000
2012 67,774 9,326,238 $1,436,614,000 $465,832,000 $1,902,446,000
2013 47,579 4,319,546 $1,341,735,000 $399,199,000 $1,740,934,000
2014 63,212 3,595,613 $1,195,955,000 $326,194,000 $1,522,149,000
2015 68,151 10,125,149

$1,713,000,000

$417,543,000 $2,130,543,000
2016 67,595 5,503,538 $1,603,806,000 $371,739,000 $1,975,545,000
2017 71,499 10,026,086 $2,410,165,000 $508,000,000 $2,918,165,000
2018 58,083 8,767,492 $2,615,256,000 $528,000,000 $3,143,256,000
2019 50,477 4,664,364 $1,150,000,000 $440,000,000 $1,590,000,000
2020 58,950 10,122,336 $1,764,000,000 $510,000,000 $2,274,000,000
  5 year average $1,944,806,750 $453,056,400 $2,351,501,800
  10 year average $1,487,505,778 $400,651,000 $1,910,706,200
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