Download wildfires data from CalFire


pipenv install calfire-wildfires

Command-line usage

Usage: calfirewildfires [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

    A command-line interface for downloading wildfires data from CalFire.
    Returns GeoJSON.

    --help  Show this message and exit.

    active-fires    The latest active fires
    all-fires       Fires year-to-date, both active and contained

From the shell:

calfirewildfires all-fires
calfirewildfires active-fires

Python usage

Import the library.

import calfire_wildfires

data = calfire_wildfires.get_all_fires()
data = calfire_wildfires.get_active_fires()


Install dependencies for development.

pipenv install --dev

Run tests.

pipenv run python

Developing the CLI

The command-line interface is implemented using Click and setuptools. To install it locally for development inside your virtual environment, run the following installation command, as prescribed by the Click documentation.

pipenv run pip install --editable .

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