Create a New Alert: Circle

Draw a circle by clicking at the point where you would like the center, then drag to increase the size.

Create a New Alert: Polygon

Create a polygon by clicking each point, then close it by clicking again on the first point.

Create a New Alert: ZIP Code

Create a ZIP code alert by entering the ZIP code or city in the box below:


Tools to find the news near you.

Never miss a story in your neighborhood.

Wherefire lets you create news alerts by selecting zip codes or drawing shapes on the map. When a web site you've followed posts a story in an area you've chosen, you'll get an alert delivered straight to your phone or email.

Use Wherefire to find news sources you might not already know -- local blogs, restaurant reviews, real estate roundups -- or use it to see when something local to you gets national coverage.