Satellites Watch Devastating Fires in Northern New Mexico

Devastating wildfires in New Mexico, fanned by high winds, are visible from space.

New satellite images from Maxar Technologies captured some of the 200,000 burning acres associated with the Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak fires, east of Santa Fe. On Monday (May 9) the New York Times named this string of fires in New Mexico as the largest active wildfire in the United States; According to a collection of government agencies, nearly 30% of the fire was under control by May 13.

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