Sudden increase in wildfires

The image on the right shows how many fires there were in interior Alaska as of about 6 days ago.  The one the left shows how many there are now.   The reason?  Lightning strikes.  At least one fire has destroyed homes and the smoke is creating a major health hazard.

Wildfires in Alaska as of June 25 2015

Wildfires in Alaska as of June 19 2015

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One comment on “Sudden increase in wildfires

  1. chasnlinda says:

    All I can say is WOW.

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