Forest Fire (6461 ha) in United States 11 Aug 2022

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1008168
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Aug 2022 - 12 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6461 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 5983 12 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6457 13 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 6461 14 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in United States , State of Hawaii (population 1,153,336) . The nearest places are and Hilo.

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km <1000 people
Burned Area no people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Hawaii United States 1.2 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hilo Hawaii United States City 41000 people 68 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Puu Waa Waa Ranch 686 0 13 km
Lucy Henriques Medical Center 853 0 14 km
Bradshaw AAF BSF 1886 Civ. Paved No 3600 18 km
Waikoloa 33 0 22 km
Kamuela MUE 814 Civ. Paved No 5100 26 km
Kaupulehu 13 0 28 km
Keahole KOA 13 Civ. Paved Yes 11000 34 km
Honokaa Airstrip 439 0 42 km
Upper Paauilo Airstrip 463 0 46 km
Upolu UPP 29 Civ. Paved No 3800 57 km
Peleau 332 0 60 km
Rainshed 1219 0 61 km
Mauna Kea-Honolii 427 0 62 km
Hilo Hospital 148 0 63 km
Upper Paauau 792 0 64 km
Pepeekeo Airstrip 206 0 65 km
Pahala Airstrip 364 0 67 km
Mountain View Airstrip 457 0 69 km
Hilo International ITO 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9800 71 km
Kaalaiki Airstrip 599 0 73 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Kiholo Wake Island 25 km
Kawaihae USKWH Wake Island 31 km
Kailua Wake Island 32 km
Napoopoo Wake Island 39 km
Honokaa Wake Island 46 km
Kauhako Bay Wake Island 47 km
Mahukona Wake Island 50 km
Hilo USITO Wake Island 66 km
Milolii Wake Island 68 km
Honuapo Wake Island 78 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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