The charred landscape left by the Station Fire in southern California covers much of the San Gabriel Mountains, edging down into residential areas northwest of Pasadena. Smoke rolls off the eastern edge of the burned land in this image from September 6, 2009.
Acquired August 30, 2009, this true-color image shows hotspots and smoke associated with the Station Fire in Los Angeles County. The hotspots remain west of Mt. Wilson, the site of critical communication centers.
Acquired on the afternoon August 29, 2009, this image shows fires burning north of the city of Los Angeles. Hotspots associated with the fire correspond with the Station and Morris fires described by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.