Scale of California’s Deadly Camp Fire Shown in Satellite Photos

As of Sunday (Nov. 11), the Camp Fire had become California’s third-deadliest wildfire, with 23 deaths attributed to the blaze, CNN reported. It has burned 105,000 acres, destroying the town of Paradise, and is about 20-percent contained, according to a Cal Fire update.

Thick smoke from California’s Camp Fire obscures the Earth’s surface as the wildfire burned on Nov. 9, 2018. This image was taken by DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite.

Credit: Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company.

 

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