Fawn Peak Complex Fire, Washington • Earth.com

Last update: August 24th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Smoke had cleared above the Fawn Peak Complex Fire in northern Washington on August 1, 2003, revealing three active fire fronts still burning (marked in red) as well as a large, brown burn scar on the mountains’ forested slopes. This image is from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite

Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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