Angora Fire • Earth.com

Last update: September 15th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

South of Lake Tahoe, the Angora Fire continued to threaten residences, recreation areas, and cultural resources in California on June 27, 2007. According to the morning report from the National Interagency Fire Center, the 3,100-acre fire was 44 percent contained. This image of the fire was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on June 26 at 2:35 p.m. local time. The area in which the sensor detected actively burning fire is outlined in red. Smoke drifts northeast.

Credit: NASA image courtesy the MODIS Rapid Response Team, Goddard Space Flight Center

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