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Kincade Fire Grows Overnight

Kincade Fire Grows Overnight

As of the morning of October 30, 2019, the Kincade Fire had grown to more than 76,000 acres (308 kilometers) burned, with much of the activity on the eastern side of the fire. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on Suomi NPP acquired this image of the fire’s smoke in the early afternoon on October 29. As of October 30, the fire was 30 percent contained.

NASA Earth Observatory image by Lauren Dauphin, using VIIRS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, and the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership. Caption by Kasha Patel.

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