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The Terra satellite from NASA has an image (photo) made on October 24 using the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument on the Terra satellite. It locates the area of ​​the fire that is located in the scenic wine country of Northern California and has so far forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people

The hell that can be seen from space: satellites capture images of Kincade Fire to tear through California

  • Kincade Fire burns Northern Sonoma County in California and has destroyed more than 54,000 hectares
  • NASA & # 39; s Terra and WorldView 3 satellites captured images of the fire, showing the devastating path
  • WorldView-3 marked the western edge of the fire in images with natural colors and short-wave infrared
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Forest fires burst through Northern Sonoma County in California and satellites watch it unfold from space.

NASA's Terra satellite photos of the Kincade Fire, covering an area of ​​approximately 20,000 hectares, were burned in less than 48 hours.

Photos were also released from a privately owned satellite, the WorldView-3, which marked the western edge of the fire in images in natural colors and shortwave infrared, rendering the burned vegetation in great detail.

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The Terra satellite from NASA has an image (photo) made on October 24 using the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument on the Terra satellite. It locates the area of ​​the fire that is located in the scenic wine country of Northern California and has so far forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people

The Terra satellite from NASA has an image (photo) made on October 24 using the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument on the Terra satellite. It locates the area of ​​the fire that is located in the scenic wine country of Northern California and has so far forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people

The Kincade Fire started burning on October 23 and has burned 298 acres since Sunday 54 – only five percent of the fire is included.

The fire destroyed 94 buildings, including 40 houses, and threatens 80,000 buildings, the majority of which are houses.

About 3,000 firefighters work around the clock to extinguish the fire and satellites have absorbed the destruction from space.

The Terra satellite from NASA made an image of the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument on the Terra satellite on 24 October.

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It locates the area of ​​the fire that is located in the scenic wine country of Northern California and has so far forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people.

Images from the WorldView-3 satellite also captured the flames from space.

Images from the WorldView-3 satellite also captured the flames from space. The images emphasize burnt vegetation in various vineyards in Geyersville and around the River Rock Casino

Images from the WorldView-3 satellite also captured the flames from space. The images emphasize burnt vegetation in various vineyards in Geyersville and around the River Rock Casino

Images from the WorldView-3 satellite also captured the flames from space. The images emphasize burnt vegetation in various vineyards in Geyersville and around the River Rock Casino

The images show the western edge of the Kincade fire as it burns close to Geyserville, which uses shortwave infrared sensors to show where the fire has burned near the city.

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The images emphasize burnt vegetation in various vineyards in Geyersville and around the River Rock Casino.

The eastern edge of the fire burns in more sparsely populated mountain areas and various active fire spots are visible.

The images show the western edge of the Kincade fire as it burns close to Geyserville, which uses shortwave infrared sensors to show where the fire has burned near the city

The images show the western edge of the Kincade fire as it burns close to Geyserville, which uses shortwave infrared sensors to show where the fire has burned near the city

The images show the western edge of the Kincade fire as it burns close to Geyserville, which uses shortwave infrared sensors to show where the fire has burned near the city

The low humidity and wind in the area contributed to the rapid movement of the fire, as it burned through about 10,000 acres within hours. Some gusts of wind have been reported at a maximum of 70 mph.

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The cause of the outbreak is still being investigated.

Since last week, the state has been plagued by at least nine forest fires with the last fire that broke out on Sunday near the Getty Center.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has informed more than 1.2 million people that their electricity may have been turned off for what could be the third time in a week and the fourth time this month.

The eastern edge of the fire burns in more sparsely populated mountain areas and various active fire spots are visible

The eastern edge of the fire burns in more sparsely populated mountain areas and various active fire spots are visible

The eastern edge of the fire burns in more sparsely populated mountain areas and various active fire spots are visible

The low humidity and wind in the area contributed to the rapid movement of the fire, as it burned through about 10,000 acres within hours. Some gusts of wind have been reported at a maximum of 70 mph. Shown is an image made with the WorldView-3 satellite
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The low humidity and wind in the area contributed to the rapid movement of the fire, as it burned through about 10,000 acres within hours. Some gusts of wind have been reported at a maximum of 70 mph. Shown is an image made with the WorldView-3 satellite

The low humidity and wind in the area contributed to the rapid movement of the fire, as it burned through about 10,000 acres within hours. Some gusts of wind have been reported at a maximum of 70 mph. Shown is an image made with the WorldView-3 satellite

Meanwhile, more than 2.4 million people who lost electricity during the weekend waited for recovery, while hurricane winds raged through the state and fed wild bonfire in Sonoma County while smaller spot fires surfaced.

California-wide fire conditions made California a & # 39; tinderbox & # 39 ;, said Jonathan Cox, a spokesperson for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Maxar Satellite Imagery or Kincade Wildfire, Sonoma-California Max & # 39; s WorldView-3 satellite collected yesterday, October 24 from the Kincade natural fire near Sonoma, California.

Maxar Satellite Imagery or Kincade Wildfire, Sonoma-California Max & # 39; s WorldView-3 satellite collected yesterday, October 24 from the Kincade natural fire near Sonoma, California.

Maxar Satellite Imagery or Kincade Wildfire, Sonoma-California Max & # 39; s WorldView-3 satellite collected yesterday, October 24 from the Kincade natural fire near Sonoma, California.

Of the 58 state provinces, 43 were under red flag for Sunday.

Government Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in response to the forest fires, driven by gusts of wind that reached more than 102 mph.

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