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Fires Scorch Oregon

Fires Scorch Oregon

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from August 14, 2002, shows large wildfires in Oregon marked with red dots. At the Oregon-California state line, the Biscuit Fire is nearly 400,000 acres and growing. To the northeast, the Tiller Complex Fire is more than 40,000 acres.

Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC