GFMC: Forest Fires in the United States

Fires in New Mexico
07 June 2004

Heat signatures (red) and smoke plumes (light blue haze) are visible fromfires burning in New Mexico. The Peppin Fire (45% contained) has burned 44 000acres in Lincoln National Forest. This information is from the NationalInteragency Fire Center’s Incident Management Situation Report from 04 June2004. Red areas on the left of the image are due to solar heating of the ground.

(Source: OSEII, 03 June 2004)

See also the following Media Articles:

Firein New Mexico ‘Smokey Bear’ Forest 40 Percent Contained (published by: PlanetArk, 03 June 2004)

NewMexico fire spreads in “Smokey Bear” forest (published by: ENN, 28 May 2004)

NewMexico Fire Hits ‘Smokey the Bear’ Forest (published by: PlanetArk, 26 May 2004)

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