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June 17, 2011 - Landsat Images Help Emergency Managers Fight Largest Fire in Arizona History

Arizona Fire Before
Landsat 7
June 7, 2011
Arizona Fire After
Landsat 5
June 15, 2011
Arizona Fire Before
Arizona Fire After
June 7, 2011 June 15, 2011
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The Landsat 5 satellite captured images of the Arizona Wallow fire burning in eastern Arizona on June 7 and June 15. The images are false-colored to allow ease of identification of various objects that will help firefighters and emergency managers. Burn scars are red in the images, with ongoing fire as bright red , vegetation is green, smoke is blue , and bare ground is tan-colored.

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