NASA captures rare pyrocumulus image illustrating horrible Canada fire season

August 7, 2014 5:28 PM

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Pyrocumulus clouds erupt from a massive wildfire near Buffalo Lake, as seen by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard the Aqua satellite on August 05, 2014. (NASA)

While the western U.S. is experiencing a relatively tame wildfire season, the Northern Territories of Canada is in the midst of one of its worst fire seasons on record.

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