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On June 17, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the Carstens fire burning southwest of California’s Yosemite National Park. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.
NASA images courtesy LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.
On June 17, 2013, NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the Carstens fire burning southwest of California’s Yosemite National Park.
Notable fires in California in 2013.
On May 2, 2013, the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this view of wildfires burning near Lassen Volcanic National Park.
A wildfire burned in steep terrain north of Los Angeles near Palmdale on May 31, 2013.
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.