There have been a tragic series of fires in Sonoma and Napa valleys in California in the past few days. I was looking for near real time MODIS and similar sensing data and stumbled upon the GeoMAC site, which provides excellent consolidation of many WMS sites.
Attached is a .map intended for Viewer users that provides good layers in a sample map, presented as simply as possible for people who just might want to look at where fires are right now.
There are usefull maps that you can use with Radian (ArcGisRestServer) here:
in the attached Radian map there are some....
The ESRI living atlas site is a wonderful resource! A quick tip: in the Filter button at the top, choose "Layers" [It is both "Filter" and "Layers" in German as well...] so you don't get all the "web map" stuff that is useless, that is, not provided via WMS or whatever for use in other GIS packages.