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On August 26, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Rim fire burning in and near Yosemite National Park. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fire.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.
A large wildfire raged near Yosemite National Park in August 2013.
Notable fires in California in 2013.
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This false-color image shows smoke billowing from the Rim fire on August 30, 2013.
Burning in the northeast corner of Yosemite National Park, the Rim Fire ranks among the largest in California history.
The fast-moving King fire burned in Eldorado National Forest in September 2014.