Special Report

States Where Wildfires Caused the Most Damage

New York City, Manhattan
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45. New York
> Area burned, wildfires 2007-2016: 0.1%
> Wildfire damage 2007-2016 : 20,069 acres (9th fewest)
> 2016 Wildfires: 196 (13th fewest)
> Planned burns 2007-2016: 7,467 acres (9th fewest)
> Large (100k+ acre) fires since 1997: none

Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island
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44. Rhode Island
> Area burned, wildfires 2007-2016: 0.1%
> Wildfire damage 2007-2016 : 545 acres (2nd fewest)
> 2016 Wildfires: 79 (8th fewest)
> Planned burns 2007-2016: 396 acres (2nd fewest)
> Large (100k+ acre) fires since 1997: none

Cincinnati, Ohio
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43. Ohio
> Area burned, wildfires 2007-2016: 0.1%
> Wildfire damage 2007-2016 : 22,789 acres (10th fewest)
> 2016 Wildfires: 410 (16th fewest)
> Planned burns 2007-2016: 29,717 acres (11th fewest)
> Large (100k+ acre) fires since 1997: none

Farm, Wisconsin
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42. Wisconsin
> Area burned, wildfires 2007-2016: 0.1%
> Wildfire damage 2007-2016 : 31,461 acres (13th fewest)
> 2016 Wildfires: 713 (25th fewest)
> Planned burns 2007-2016: 322,052 acres (19th most)
> Large (100k+ acre) fires since 1997: none

Indianapolis at sunrise
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41. Indiana
> Area burned, wildfires 2007-2016: 0.1%
> Wildfire damage 2007-2016 : 24,386 acres (11th fewest)
> 2016 Wildfires: 27 (5th fewest)
> Planned burns 2007-2016: 126,331 acres (21st fewest)
> Large (100k+ acre) fires since 1997: none