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La Brea and Lockheed Fires Satellite View (From 8/13)

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The satellite image below is of the La Brea and Lockheed fires taken by the folks at NASA’s MODIS Web on August 13. Note the movement of smoke and fog. Click for a larger version

Lockheed Fire

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Updates included below– This area has not burned in decades. Terrain is steep and vegetation varies from virgin redwood stands to thick manzanita and pines. FEMA has taken note and issued a “Fire Management Assistance Declaration” due to the proximity of the fire to the Lockheed rocket development facility in the fire’s path. The fire […]