Jul 29, 2016

The VIIRS instrument aboard the NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite took this color-enhanced image of the Soberanes Fire, which, as of 8:00 am (PST), has burned more than 27,000 acres in Monterey County, California, north of Big Sur.

According to CAL FIRE , the remote and rugged terrain on which the Soberanes Fire is located, coupled with the hot and dry conditions, continues to challenge the more than 3,000 firefighters working to contain the blaze...

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