The Challenge | Spot That Fire!

Build a crowdsourcing tool for citizens to contribute to early detection, verification, tracking, visualization, and notification of wildfires.


A leading edge wildfire detection and alert system

FIrebuzz is a leading edge fire detection and alert system with crowdsourced information as its primary basis. It plans to use a large amount of users to inform authorities and other citizens of impending danger. A second, and even more ambitious, goal is to guide the users of the app to safety.

During the initial design phase, a demo was created. It can be seen at The source code is available on github.

The design documentation can be found here and the presentation here.


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.