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NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC. Caption by Adam Voiland.
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Intense wildfires burned near Santa Fe, New Mexico, on June 11, 2013.
Wildfires consumed vegetation and threatened remote communities in the American Southwest.
On May 2, 2013, the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this view of wildfires burning near Lassen Volcanic National Park.
The wildfire was first spotted in the mountains of southwestern New Mexico on May 11, 2014.
The fast-moving King fire burned in Eldorado National Forest in September 2014.
In early September 2015, the Rough Fire was the largest active wildfire in California.