Yarnell Hill Fire, Arizona

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Yarnell Hill Fire, Arizona

On July 1, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the Yarnell Hill fire burning in Arizona near the town of Yarnell.

Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fire. The image is centered at 112.791° West longitude and 34.225° North latitude. The destructive fire killed 19 firefighters and destroyed more than 200 homes.

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