Satellite image of Southern California wildfires
On Wednesday, President Bush declared that a major disaster exists in seven Southern California counties, thus making federal funds available to state and local recovery efforts.
This satellite image from Monday afternoon, with smoke billowing out over the Pacific Ocean, gives an indication of the extent of the fires (outlined in red).
The San Diego Union-Tribune has published an in the San Diego area.
October 24, 2007 8:33 AM PDT
Photo by: NASA/MODIS Rapid Response
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