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Category: Fire detection

Storage facility fire near Detroit

5-minute CONUS Sector GOES-16 (GOES-East) Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm), Near-Infrared “Snow/Ice” (1.61 µm), Fire Mask (a component of the GOES Fire Detection and Characterization Algorithm FDCA) and Near-Infrared “Cloud Particle Size” (2.24 µm) images (above) displayed the thermal signatures associated with a storage facility fire — which was responsible for 1 fatality and... Read More