Landsat 9 Image of Washburn Fire, Yosemite National Park - July 7, 2022
The Washburn Fire started July 7, 2022 in the southern part of Yosemite National Park. Landsats 8 and 9 both captured imagery of it a day later. The Landsat 9 image uses shortwave infrared and near-infrared bands to show the active burning. The Landsat 8 thermal image was acquired at night to pinpoint the location (bright white) of heat from the fire as it began.