Most popular articles of 2013

Visitors by US city, 2013

As 2013 is winding down, we took a look back at the articles that have been the most popular so far this year, and other statistics about visitors to Wildfire Today.

The number of views of the stand-alone pages for articles, (articles can also viewed by visiting the home page,, at which you can see the six most recent articles):

  1. California: Rim Fire west of Yosemite NP
  2. Maps of Colorado wildfires (June 11: Big Meadows, Black Forest, and Royal Gorge Fires)
  3. Black Forest Fire Colorado Springs
  4. Map of Colorado wildfires June 22, 2013
  5. West Fork Complex (Colorado)
  6. Map of active fires in Colorado, June 21, 2013
  7. Arizona: Yarnell Hill Fire
  8. Doce Fire west of Prescott
  9. California: Mountain Fire
  10. Yarnell Hill Fire report released

Articles by the number of comments left by readers (the number of comments are in parenthesis):

  1. Yarnell Hill Fire report released, 215
  2. California: Rim Fire at Yosemite NP, 112
  3. State analysis of Yarnell Hill Fire fatalities proposes $559,000 fine for Arizona State Forestry Division 103
  4. Maps of Colorado wildfires, June 11, 2013 (Big Meadows, Black Forest, and Royal Gorge Fires) 47
  5. Former employees of Carson Helicopters indicted over fatal Iron 44 Fire crash, 44
  6. Video records the last radio transmissions from Granite Mountain Hotshots, 43
  7. Colorado: West Fork Complex, 39
  8. New guide for accident reports requires conclusions and recommendations to be kept secret, 38
  9. First claim filed for death on Yarnell Hill Fire, 37
  10. Forest Service’s explanation for their refusal to fully cooperate with Yarnell Hill Fire investigations, 34
Visitors from Australia, 2013
Visitors from Australia, 2013, click to enlarge (the darker colors had more visitors)

Visitors by country:

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. Australia
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Spain
  6. Germany
  7. France
  8. Japan
  9. Greece
  10. Netherlands
Visitors by U.S. state, 2013
Visitors by US state, 2013, click to enlarge (the darker colors had more visitors)

Visitors by U.S. state:

  1. California
  2. Colorado
  3. Arizona
  4. Texas
  5. Oregon
  6. Washington
  7. Idaho
  8. Montana
  9. South Dakota
  10. Utah

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.