On June 5, a large fire broke out that consumed a recycling yard, a lumber yard, and a tire yard in Phoenix, Arizona. GOESWest watched the the dark smoke plume grow from orbit. Read more about this ImageOfTheDay :
On the afternoon of Saturday, June 5, the GOES West satellite captured GeoColor imagery of a large, dark plume of smoke emanating from a 6-alarm fire that consumed a recycling yard, a lumber yard, and a tire yard in Phoenix, Arizona. The fire first ignited around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. This Fire Temperature RGB imagery from GOES West shows the bright red heat signature of
More than 200 firefightersfrom ten different agencies worked to battle the blaze, which was the largest response in the Phoenix Fire Department’s history. Crews were still putting out embers and hotspots on Monday. Due to the extreme summer heat covering the region, the fire departments kept
about 20 IV fluid bags in each fire truckand had paramedics standing by in case any of the firefighters or nearby citizens began struggling with heat illness. Read more: »
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