At the end of December last year, Google Maps added an important feature to its app for mobile devices, but unfortunately it took until the high temperatures hit to start seeing its effects. alerts in Europe.
To protect us with Google Maps we can know where there are forest fires to keep us informed, plan our trips or trips, or make important decisions if we find that we have a fire very close.
Forest fires on Google Maps
Google Maps by default it always shows forest fire alerts when the map is very zoomed in, showing the forest fire alert in red and with the icon of a fire flame, but we have two ways to force wildfire alerts.
The first is to activate the Wildfire layer. To do this, simply click on the icon layers
The second way we need to see the fires on the map is via the Google Maps search bar. There we can search for “Fires” and the autocomplete will show us suggestions to see all wildfires or wildfires in a specific area of the country.
Once we see the wildfires on the map, we can tap on an alert to see more useful information, such as what time the alert was updated, where we need to ask for help and informationsee the latest exceptional news about the said fire or report road closures to help other users.
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