1. Rocky Mount Fire, Virginia

Rocky Mount Fire, Virginia

Image captured on 24 April 2016 by the MODIS instrument, on board NASA's Aqua satellite.

Shenandoah Fire 24 Apr 16 Aqua Lg

Image of the Rocky Mount Fire in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, acquired on 24 April 2016 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on board NASA's Aqua satellite. The Rocky Mount Fire was first reported on Saturday, April 16th at 1:15pm (Starting on April 17, look through the days to see the fire progression) and as of April 24th at 6:50pm, the wildfire was 9,386 Acres in size and 60% of the perimeter was contained.

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Sources: Rocky MT n Fire 2016, Inciweb

Last Updated: Nov 1, 2018 at 1:03 PM EDT