This list contains all major wildfires in the World in 2012 with detail report.
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- December 30: Wildfire in Pueblo city, Colorado
A wildfire burned 70 acres in Pueblo County, Colorado, United States.
- December 22: Wildfire in Manor City of Texas
Wildfire is burning south of U.S. 290 and west of the Texas 45 toll road.
- December 15: Wildfire in Valparaiso, Chile
The Chilean National Emergency Office (Onemi) has issued a red alert in the Valparaíso region, due to a number of forest fires.
- December 5: Wildfire in Queensland, Australia
More than 73 fire incidents recorded across Queensland, Australia.
- December 4: Wildfire in Aramara, Australia
A wildfire is burning about a kilometre from homes in Aramara on the Maryborough-Biggenden Rd.
- December 2: Wildfire in Colorado
A wildfire northwest of Denver, Colo., forced officials to evacuate hundreds of people.
- December 1: Wildfire in Shady Lake Recreation Area
A wildfire 2 miles northeast of Shady Lake Recreation Area in Montgomery County has burned 120 acres so far.
- November 29: Wildfire in Chattahoochee forest, U.S.
A 215-acre wildfire is burning in the Chattahoochee National Forest.
- November 23: Wildfires in East Tennessee, U.S.
Multiples wildfires reported on Thanksgiving Day in East Tennessee.
- November 21: Wildfire in Hawkins County, Tennessee
Two Wildfires burned about 2,000 acres on Short Mountain near Rogersville in Tennessee, U.S.
- November 20: Huge bushfire in Port Lincoln, Australia
The huge bushfire is burning near Port Lincoln, Australia. South Australian bushfire is now out of control.
- November 18: Wildfire in Smokies, North Carolina
Wildfire burned 50 acres inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Cherokee, N.C
- November 13: Wildfire in Wisconsin, USA
Wildfire burned 250 acres in Lake Mills State Wildlife Area of Wisconsin.
- November 12: Wildfire in Tulka, Australia
A 2000 hectares wildfire is burning at Tulka, near Port Lincoln in South Australia.
- November 12: Wildfire in Appalachia, Virginia, USA
A 50-acre wildfire is reported near the town of Appalachia.
- November 10: Wildfire in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
Wildfire in Pilot Mountain burned 240 acres.
- October 27: Wildfire in Kentucky, USA
Wildfire burned nearly 100 acres near the Sattler Branch community in Clay County, State of Kentucky.
- October 18: Wildfire in Crookston area of Nebraska
Several people evacuated due to wildfire in town of Crookston.
- October 18: Wildfire in Painted Cave area, California
At least 40 people evacuated due to wildfire in Painted Cave area of California.
- October 17: Wildfire in Euleilah, Australia
Several people evacuated due to wildfire in Euleilah, south of Agnes Waters in Central Queensland.
- October 16: Wildfire in northern Arizona
Lightning-caused wildfire in Tonto National Forest in northern Arizona.
- October 11: Wildfire in Heisterman Island, Saginaw Bay of Michigan, USA
Wildfire burned one-third of the Saginaw Bay. Luckily it is an uninhabited island.
- October 9: Wildfire in Vitosha Mountain, Bulgaria
Wildfire reported on the Vitosha Mountain just outside Bulgaria's capital Sofia.
- October 8: Wildfire near Red Lake in northern Minnesota
More than 38 square miles has been burned by the North Minnie wildfire.
- October 6: Wildfire in New South Wales, Australia
Wildfires reported near Pretty Beach and Gosford on the coast of New South Wales.
- October 5: Wildfire in Mason County, Washington
About 25 homes are near to fire burning area. Several people in Rainbow Lake evacuated.
- October 4: Wildfire in Omak, Washington
More than 5,000 acres burned in Omak wildfire. Fire also destroyed two homes.
- September 27: Wildfires in Central Java, East Kalimantan of Indonesia
Fire burned more than 500 hectares of forests in Karanganyar, Central Java.
- September 26: Wildfire in Hood River, Oregon
Wildfire burned 15 acres east of Hood River, Oregon, United States.
- September 25: Wildfire in Anadarko, Oklahoma
Wildfire caused evacuation of several people west of Anadarko.
- September 22: Wildfire in Round Hill area, Virginia
Wildfire burned about 2 acres near Elks Point Road in the Round Hill area of Virginia, United States.
- September 19: Wildfire in Wenatchee, Washington
One firefighter killed in wildfire. Fire burned 35,500 acres in Chelan County.
- September 16: Wildfire in Camp Pendleton, United States
Camp Pendleton wildfire has burned about 1,000 acres.
- September 15: Wildfire in Getty Center art museum, Los Angeles
Wildfire near the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Getty Center Drive has burned two acres.
- September 12: Wildfire in Eastern Washington
Wildfire in eastern Washington injured one firefighter and burned three homes.
- September 10: Wildfire in Siberia, Russia
Wildfire burned 62 hectares in the Verkhneketsky district of the Tomsk region.
- September 10: Wildfire in Dayton, Nevada
Wildfire burned at least 800 acres southeast of Dayton in Northern Nevada.
- September 3: Wildfire in Angeles National Forest, California
Fire in Angeles National Forest has grown to 1000 acres.
- September 3: Wildfire in Bali, Indonesia
Wildfire burned 200 hectares of pine forest in the forest on Mt. Agung in Karangasem.
- September 2: Wildfire in Shasta County, California
Wildfire burns 125 acres in Shasta County.
- September 2: Wildfires near Yakima, Washington
Two wildfires reported near Yakima in central Washington.
- August 31: Wildfires in Marbella, Spain
One killed in Marbella fire. About 4,000 people evacuated due to wildfire near hills of Marbella city of Southern Spain.
- August 30: Wildfire near Butte, Montana
A statewide fire emergency declared.
- August 28: Wildfires in Bosnia nd Herzegovina
Wildfires reported across southern Bosnia. It is burning in Glogosnica, Trebinje, Gacko, Nevesinje and Mostar area.
- August 27: Wildfire in Delphia Region of Montana
Wildfire destroyed 10 to 15 structures in south-central Montana.
- August 27: Wildfire between Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, France
More than 70 people evacuated due to wildfire between Avignon and Aix-en-Provence of France
- August 26: Wildfire in Moravica, Serbia
Thousands of people evacuated because of wildfire in Cacak town in southwestern Serbia.
- August 25: Wildfire in Dry Creek, Alaska
Fire near Fairbanks burned 42,000 acres. Air quality advisories issued.
- August 24: Wildfires in Northern California
A state of emergency declared and some 3,000 people evacuated after wildfire in Northern California.
- August 22: Wildfire in Clinton, Canada
About 50 residents asked to leave their homes in the Cariboo region due to a large wildfire which has burned 100 hectares.
- August 22: Wildfire in Manton, Northern California
Wildfire destroyed 50 buildings in Manton, N. California.
- August 21: Wildfire in Winchester, California
Wildfire on the cross section of Vista Road and Rawson Road has burned 250 acres.
- August 20: Wildfire near Redding, Northern California
The Ponderosa fire threatens at least 3,000 homes and more than 300 other structures.
- August 18: Wildfires in Houston, United States
The blaze near Morice Lake covers 250 hectares
- August 17: Wildfire in Ketchum, United States
Wildfire burned 250-acre in the enclosure gulch area west of Ketchum.
- August 17: Wildfire in Southern France
Wild fire in southern France destroyed 400 hectares of forest.
- August 16: Wildfire in Nesebar and Pomorie area of Bulgaria
Wildfire emergency declared in southern Bulgarian Black Sea resorts of Nesebar and Pomorie just south of Sunny Beach.
- August 14: Wildfire in Central Washington burned 60 homes
Following Fire officials, fire has burned at least 24,000 acres since it started Monday afternoon east of the town of Cle Elum.
- August 13: Wildfires in Lake County, United States
About 5,000 acres burned by two wildfires in Northern California.
- August 11: Wildfire at Arizona-Utah border
A lightning-caused wildfire in far northwestern Arizona near the Utah border has burned 1,000 acres.
- August 6: Wildfire in Zingaro National Park, Italy
Around 900 tourists evacuated after wildfire in Zingaro National Park.
- August 6: Wildfire near Chelan, Washington
Wildfire burned 1,000 acres near Chelan.
- August 5: Wildfire in Layton, Utah
About 30 homes evacuated due to wildfire in Layton.
- August 4: Wildfire near Pateros and Brewster, Washington
About 1,000 acres burned by wildfire in the southeast corner of Washington.
- August 4: Wildfires in Oklahoma
At least 25 houses and a day care center burned in Oklahoma wildfire.
- August 3: Wildfire in Arkansas national park
A wildfire on Tower Mountain at Hot Springs National Park is now fully contained.
- July 30: Wildfire in Earlsboro, Oklahoma
About 30 homes evacuated due to wildfire due northwest of Earlsboro in Pottawatomie County.
- July 29: Wildfires in Siberia
About 37,000 acres burned by wildfire in Siberia.
- July 29: Wildfire in Fort Tezon, California
Wildfire near the base of the Grapevine in Kern County has burned about 350 acres.
- July 28: Wildfire in Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Wildfire in Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge burned 50-acres.
- July 28: Wildfires in Tooele County, Utah
About 150 acres burned by wildfire in Cedar Mountains in Tooele County.
- July 25: Wildfire in Muskoka Lakes region, Canada
About 50 people evacuated due to wildfire in Muskoka Lakes region of Ontario, Canada.
- July 24: Wildfire in Croatia
A firefighter killed and about 1,500 tourists evacuated due to wildfire in Adriatic coast, Croatia.
- July 23: Wildfire in Spain
Four killed and about 100 injured in wildfire in northeastern Spain.
- July 22: Wildfire in Norden and Springview, Nebraska
Several people evacuated from Norden and Springview in Nebraska.
- July 21: Wildfire near Trapper Mine, Colorado
Lightning caused fire near Knez Divide and Trapper Mine in the City of Craig.
- July 18: Wildfire in Portugal
Five Wildfires reported in Portugal with worst in Portugain Povoa de Santa Iria near Lisbon.
- July 18: Wildfire in Majorca, Canary Islands
Hundreds of people evacuated after wildfire in Majorca (Mallorca) area.
- July 17: Wildfire in San Luis Obispo, California
About 50 homes in San Luis Obispo County evacuated due to wildfire. Fire has burned 640-acre so far.
- July 10: Wildfire in Monterey County, California
Wildfire burned 2,700 acres in southeastern Monterey County.
- July 6: Wildfire in Des Moines, United States
New Wildfire in Des Moines burned 60-80 acres.
- July 6: Wildfire in Lake Chelan State Park
Evacuation order issued after wildfire about 12 miles southwest of Lake Chelan State Park.
- July 6: Waldo Canyon fire in Southern Colorado
Waldo Canyon fire is now 95 percent contained.
- July 4: Wildfire in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
Wildfire in Shenandoah National Park has burned 2,163 acres.
- July 4: Wildfire in Lonoke, Arkansas
Fire has burned about 40 acres and is north of Cabot.
- July 4: Wildfire in Del City, Oklahoma
Several families in in Del City evacuated.
- July 3: Wildfire in Dalles, United States
Wildfire reported in Wasco County, northwest of Dalles.
- July 2: Wildfire in Valencia, Spain
Two helicopters crashed in Spanish forest fire.Around 2,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from the fire zone.
- July 1: Wildfire in San Gabriel, California
Wildfire burned 96 acres of dry brush in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles. California.
- June 28: Wildfire in Wood Hollow, Utah
Evacuation order issued due to wildfire for the people of Birdseye area.
- June 28: Wildfire in Colorado
According to Colorado Springs officials, hundreds of homes have been destroyed by wildfire in Colorado.
- June 27: Wildfire in Pendleton, Oregon
Pendleton wildfire has burned more than 200 acres and 15 percent of it is contained.
- June 25: Wildfires in Community of La Puebla, Santa Fe County, New Mexico
Two wildfires reported in the northern Santa Fe County community of La Puebla.
- June 25: Wildfire in Pony, Montana
Wildfire reported in North Meadow Creek in Madison County, Montana near the town of Pony.
- June 19: Wildfire in Bloomfield, New Mexico
Three structures burned along the San Juan River in far northwestern New Mexico
- June 17: Wildfire in Keratea, Greece
Two firefighters injured in a forest fire in Keratea, 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of Athens
- June 12: Wildfire in Safsafah, Jordan
Fire burned 1,000 trees
- June 7: Wildfire in Waianae and Lualualei Valleys, Hawaii
About 1,200 acres burned in Waianae and Lualualei valleys.
- June 7: Wildfire in Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico
Wildfire reported in the Santa Fe National Forest between Cochiti Lake and Santa Fe.
- June 6: Wildfire in Wyoming, USA
1,000 acre burned in wildfire in Medicine Bow National Forest in southeast Wyoming.
- June 5: Wildfire in Colorado, USA
About 13 homes evacuated after wildfire in northern Colorado.
- June 4: Wildfire in Sequoia National Forest, California
About 1,000 acres burned in Sequoia fire
- June 2: Wild fire in Heilongjiang, China
Forest fire reported in nature reserve in the Greater Hinggan Mountains in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
- June 2: Wild fires in Uttarakhand, India
More than 70 forest fires incident reported across Uttarakhand state of India
- May 29: Wild fire in Gila National Forest, New Mexico + Video
Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire has burned nearly 133,000 acres. At least 13 houses reported to be destroyed.
- May 25: Wildfires in New Mexico
Forest fire in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah led the evacuation of many people
- May 2:Wildfire in Toquerville, Utah
Two firefighters reported to be injured.
- April 27: Wildfire in Kountze Region, Texas, USA
About half a dozen of forest fire incidents reported in Kountze region of Texas.
- April 25: Wildfire in Manawatu Region of New Zealand
About 50 acres of Pine trees burned in a fire in Manawatu region.
- April 24: Wildfire in Primavera forest, Mexico
8,000 acres forestland burned in Mexico's western state of Jalisco.
- April 22: Wildfire in Alberta province, Canada
Wildfire reported near Symons Valley road in northwest Calgary.
- April 13: Wildfire in Alleghany area of Virginia, USA
Two wildfire in St. Paul and Back Valley burned 20,000 acres of land.
- April 12: Wildfire in Burlington County, USA
Wildfire in Burlington County burned 300 acres at military base.
- April 9: Massive Wildfire in Harford County, Maryland, USA
Evacuation order issued to several houses across Harford county.
- April 7: Wildfire in State of Colorado, USA
About 58 homes evacuated after the wildfire 2 miles north of Gunnison. Fire spread to 100 acres which was reported to be 70 percent contained
- March 30: Wildfire in Jefferson, Colorado
Two killed and one injured by wildfire in the mountains southwest of Denver
- March 28: Forest fire in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot, Wales
Forest fire reported in 13 different places across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot, Wales (United kingdom)
- March 27: Forest fire in Bhutan
Forest fire reported in Samtse Dzongkhag (Tading) region of Bhutan
- March 23: Forest fire in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Forest fire reported in Dachigam National Park, State of Jammu and Kashmir, india
- March 19:Forest fire in Mt Kenya National Park, Kenya
Forest fire in Mt Kenya National Park, Kenya destroyed thousands of acres of indigenous tree
- March 14: Forest fire in Maple Creek region of Canada
Forest fire in Maple Creek region of Canada burned area to the north of the Trans-Canada Highway
- March 11: Massive Forest fire in Nepal
Forest fire reported in 28 different places of Nepal
- February 28: Forest Fire Near Beagle Channel, Vina del Mar, Chile
RED ALERT declared for the region of Valparaiso
- February 26: Forest fire in Ararat city of Australia
Forest fire in Ararat city of Australia has burned about 800 hectares of land
- January 31: Wildfire in Uttarpradesh, India
Wildfire near Bear Rescue Centre (world's largest sloth bear centre), Uttar Pradesh, India has destroyed nearly two hectares of forest