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Possible fire at Vogtle Nuclear Power Station, which is located in Georgia, on the Savannah River, just across from South Carolina.
Vogtle Nuclear PS Possible Fire NASA 23 Aug. 2016

Latitude: 33.14 Longitude: -81.764
Detection Date: 23 Aug 2016 Detection Time: 16:30 UTC
Confidence: 36 Sensor: Terra MODIS Source: GSFC
Orange box-spot fire data exported from USDA Forest Service:http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/index.php
Vogtle Location exported from:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vogtle_Electric_Generating_Plant

Though a fire at Vogtle Nuclear Power Station remains unconfirmed, and fire locations may not be exact, it looks logical. One might speculate a spent nuclear fuel fire? Will we ever know? It is not listed yet as a US NRC “event”.

 Forest Service: http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/index.php

NASA issues disclaimer: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/fi...

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