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Rodeo and Chediski Fires in Arizona

Rodeo and Chediski Fires in Arizona

Northeast of Phoenix, Arizona, the Chediski and Rodeo Fires have merged into a single enormous blaze. The fire was over 330,000 acres as of Tuesday, June 25. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed, and the blaze continues to grow, with no estimates on when the fire will be contained. This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite was captured Tuesday, June 25, 2002.

Image courtesy Liam Gumley, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison