Fires in Mexico

Fires in Mexico

24 May 2004

Fires burning in Mexico along its western coast on 23 May 2004 were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite. Actively burning fires are marked with red dots.

Aqua Satellite

19:55 UTC

(Image courtesy MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC)

Weekly reports on the fire situation in Mexico is provided by CONAFOR (Comisión Nacional Forestal) and can be accessed at:

CONAFOR is presenting information on its National Programme on Forest Fires (Programa Nacional de Incendios Forestales).

For additional information on the Region see Country Archive for:

Central America and Mexico



South America


As well as the Regional Mesoamerica Wildland Fire Network

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