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Wildfire view from space

Posted at 5:45 AM, Mar 08, 2017
and last updated 2019-06-07 16:50:35-04

A stunning shot from NASA captured the view of wildfires in the Southeast and Great Plains states.

Some of the fires were set intentionally by authorities trying to clear brush in order to prevent more massive fires.

Most of the fires, though, were started by lightning or accidentally by people.