Satellite imagery used to help fight Arizona fire

Satellite technology is coming to the rescue in the fight against the largest wildfire in Arizona history, ScienceDaily reports.

The Landsat 5 satellite -- part of a series of satellite missions managed by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey -- is being used by emergency managers who are figuring out ways to contain the blaze.

Responders are plotting their strategies based on images of the Wallow North and Horseshoe 2 fires captured by Landsat 5 on June 15. A Landsat image of the wildfire can be seen here.

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