Satellite Shows Wildfire's Burn Scar

The Station Fire has left a scar on Southern California's landscape.

As crews continue to battle the blaze in the Angeles National Forest, satellite imagery from NASA shows the extent of the damage. NASA's Aqua satellite reveals a brownish red scar that indicates the 160,000-acre burn area.

The satellite captured a false-color image of the region on Sept. 16. Infrared and visible light allowed scientists to show the contrast among burned and bare land, and vegetation.

Authorities said containment is expected by Thursday. Full containment was expected Tuesday, but crews pushed back the date.

Containment was at 94 percent Tuesday morning.

Two firefighters battling the blaze were killed when their truck fell over a cliff. Investigators said the fire, which started along Angeles Crest Highway, was arson.

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