Wildfires still burning out of control in Western North Carolina

Posted on Posted in Air Quality, Smoke, Wildfires

 
Public domain photo from Pixabay.com
 
Here is a list of the some of the largest fires as of November 14th 2016:

Tellico Fire – 13,676 acres
Boteler Fire – 8,695 acres
Maple Springs – 7,177 acres
Party Rock Fire – 3,457 acres
Knob Fire – 1,130 acres
Chestnut Knob – 2,850 acres
Old Roughy – 657 acres


 


 


 
Where to Look up air quality and more:
http://wlos.com/news/local/where-to-look-for-wildfire-information-fire-updates-air-quality-and-more
 
The Western NC Regional Air Quality Agency shares updates on Facebook:
https://facebook.com/WesternNCRegionalAirQualityAgency

Monday, November 14, 2016, is code RED for the valleys of Asheville and Buncombe County due to forest fires. Code Purple…

Posted by Western NC Regional Air Quality Agency on Monday, November 14, 2016

 

Below are some links for For more information

Obtain information on Specific Fires here:

Information on Current Incidents (Fires).

inciweb.nwcg.gov
 
 

Maps of active fire areas:


http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/maps/5090/1/60960/

 

Photos:


http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/photographs/5090/

 

Satellite View of the Smoke dispersal: www.Worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov

 
 

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