The Carr fire began July 23. As of the early morning hours on Aug. 13, the fire has burned 202,976 acres and is 61 percent contained. More than 1,000 residences have been destroyed.

Carr Fire

Mendocino

Fire Complex

San—

Francisco

Ferguson

Active fires

in California

2 MILES

1

BURNED

2

AREAS

Area shown above

3

Shasta

Redding

4

Composite satellite image from August 8

Carr Fire

BURNED

Mendocino

Fire Complex

AREAS

San—

Francisco

Ferguson

1

Lake

Keswick

Estates

Active fires

in California

Keswick

2

—Area shown above

3

Sacramento R.

Shasta

Redding

2 MILES

4

Mary

Lake

Composite satellite image from August 8

Carr Fire

Mendocino

Fire Complex

Whiskeytown

BURNED

San—

Francisco

AREAS

1

Ferguson

Lake

Keswick

Estates

Keswick

Whiskeytown

Active fires

in California

2

Lake

—Area shown above

3

Sacramento R.

Smoke

Shasta

Redding

2 MILES

4

Mary

Lake

Composite satellite image from August 8

The city of Redding performed drone aerial surveys to help with damage assessments. They have posted 73 images on their public site tracking the fire. Below are four of the images from the area.

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1. Keswick

Before

After

2. Lake Keswick Estates

3. Lake Redding Estates

Before

After

4. Mary Lake Park

Laris Karklis and Kate Rabinowitz contributed to this report.

About this story

Images are from the City of Redding. Aerial photos were collected as part of a multi-agency collaboration. Licensed UAV pilots from Menlo Park Fire District, Alameda County Sheriff, Contra Costa Sheriff, and other agencies assisted the City in capturing the aerial photos. Fire perimeter data via CalFire and GeoMAC. Map image was created with true color, false color and SWIR imagery obtained from ESA. Before images from Google Earth.

Originally published Aug. 10, 2018.

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