The Cameron Peak Fire began on August 13th, 2020 and burned over 200,000 acres of forest in the Northern Colorado foothills. The fire became the largest in Colorado history and was declared 100% contained in early December.
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Cameron Peak Fire Vigorously Reignites
The Cameron Peak Fire increased in intensity in mid-October, producing a massive smoke plume over the Colorado Plains.
Product: GeoColor, Fire Temperature
Timespan: 10/14/2020 17:02 - 10/14/2020 22:30 UTC
Cameron Peak Fire Intensifies
Cameron Peak Fire begins to intensify.
Product: Visible (band 2), Fire Temperature
Timespan: 09/06/2020 18:36 - 09/07/2020 00:29 UTC
Pyrocumulonimbus within Cameron Peak Plume
The Cameron Peak Fire produces an impressive pyrocumulonimbus plume over the Colorado Foothills.
Timespan: 09/05/2020 19:11 - 09/06/2020 00:06 UTC
Smoke from the Cameron Peak Fire
A smoke plume from the Cameron Peak Fire drifting over the Colorado Plains.
Timespan: 09/03/2020 18:00 - 09/04/2020 00:10 UTC