Fires in Southeast United States • Earth.com

Last update: June 18th, 2019 at 2:00 am

According to reports from the Southern Area Fire Coordination Center of the USDA Forest Service, a mixture of prescribed fires and wildfires was burning across the southern United States on February 12, 2003. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on Feb. 12 shows the active fires marked with red dots.

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

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