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View Image Comparison View Both Images On June 17, 2017, lightning reportedly ignited a deadly wildfire that spread across the mountainous areas of Pedrógão Grande—a municipality in central Portugal located about 160 kilometers (100 miles) northeast of Lisbon. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured a daytime image of smoke billowing northward from areas of active burning on June 18. The following night the blaze continued to burn so bright that it was visible from space. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite captured a nighttime image of the fire at 2:48 a.m. local time (01:48 Universal Time) on June 19, 2017 (top). For comparison, the second image shows the same area in the predawn hours of June 16. Turn on the image-comparison tool to see the fires brighten the rural landscap...

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