Smoke map, and Satellite photo of Northwest wildfires

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Satellite photo from September 1, 2017 showing smoke from wildfires. The red dots represent heat detected by the satellite. Click to enlarge.
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Distribution of smoke from wildfires, September 1, 2017.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

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  1. Labor Day Fire – Socorro County – 4:30 p.m, 09/01/17

    The New Mexico State Forestry Division has a report of a new fire start near Bernardo, NM, in Socorro County. The “Labor Day Fire” is estimated at 25-30 acres Northeast of the Bernardo Wildlife Area and burning on both sides of Highway 60 on private land in the bosque. It is threatening the New Mexico Boys Ranch and other structures located about a mile away. There are no evacuations at this time. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and will remain under investigation.


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