Satellites watch devastating wildfires raging in northern New Mexico

The devastating fires in New Mexico fueled by strong winds are visible from space.

New satellite images from Maxar Technologies have captured part of the burning 200,000 acres associated with the fires at Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak, east of Santa Fe. On Monday (May 9), the New York Times listed this series of New Mexico wildfires as the largest active fire in the United States; according to a collection of state agencies, on May 13 the fire was nearly 30% contained.

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