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McNalley and Pines Fires in California

McNalley and Pines Fires in California

In the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains in California, the McNalley Fire continues to burn in the Sequoia National Forest. It is 60, 000 acres and only 30% contained as of July 29, 2002. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from July 26, 2002 shows actively burning areas of the fire marked with red dots.

Image by Jesse Allen, based on data from the MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC