Wildfire near Hollywood, California

March 30th, 2007 |

GOES-12 visible image
A wildfire was set by arsonists in the Hollywood Hills near Hollywood, California on the afternoon of 30 March 2007. GOES-12 visible channel imagery (above; Java animation) shows the smoke plume that drifted south/southwestward; corresponding GOES-12 3.9µm InfraRed (IR) imagery (Java animation) revealed a local “hot spot” associated with the fire. The CIMSS GOES-11 Wildfire ABBA product (below) detected a “Processed Fire” (red pixel) as early as 20:30 UTC (1:30 PM local time); a 250-meter resolution Aqua MODIS true color image showed the early stages of the smoke plume at 20:47 UTC (1:47 PM local time).
Wildfire ABBA product

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