One of more the following file products may be available from a mission:


Created automatically by the aircraft GPS or by aircraft by tail number using data from a third-party aircraft tracking service:

  • Aircraft Position: Aircraft location. 
Created manually by the mission operator:
  • Fire Retardant: Fire retardant application on the ground.
  • Public Safety: Includes Public Safety incidents (BLUE points), Life Safety (YELLOW points, lines, or polygons), and All Hazard Events (GREEN points, lines, or polygons).
  • Hot Spots: RED points representing hot spots.
  • Fire Lines: Active fire front.
  • Detections: Fire detection reports from wide area missions.  These are displayed using a detection icon and include report information within the popup menu.
  • Perimeters: Heat perimeter of a fire.


  • Electro-Optical (EO): A color image from the sensor.
  • Infrared (IR): A black and white image generated by the sensor’s infrared systems.
  • Heat Source (HS): An image derived from the sensor’s infrared system that highlights heat sources.
  • Satellite Infrared images (near infrared (NIR), shortwave infrared (SWIR), thermal infrared (TIR)).
  • Satellite aerial color photographs.


  • Video: Color and/or black and white infrared video from the sensor. 
  • Video location (currently called DPS features in the layers menu). 
    • The projector icon locates the video on the map. 
    • The orange polygon shows and estimate of the video extent.