The following MODIS scenes show fires burning in northern South America on 17 February 2004. Red dots probably indicate land use fires, and a marked difference can be observed between the Llanos, where fire intensity is high, and the mountain regions of Guayana, where fires are clearly less.
15:25 UTC (Terra Satellite)
These images were captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS).
(Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC).