Southern California Wildfires, USA - 2006

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These images show the nearly 11,000 acres affected by the Sierra fire in Orange County, California, in February 2006.

The nearly 11,000 acres affected by the Sierra fire in Orange County, California are seen in these Landsat 5 images. The image on the left was acquired three days prior to the breakout of the fire. The image on the right was acquired the day the fire was contained. The burned areas show as the deep red tones in the center of the right image. View the above image in higher resolution on the Land Remote Sensing Gallery.