Fire Danger Extreme in British Columbia, Canada (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption In parts of British Columbia, Canada, the Canadian Wildfire Information System's (CWIS) interactive map shows extreme wildfire danger. The area targeted on the map is the area where these wildfires are showing up on this Aqua satellite image from Aug. 12, 2014. The priority fires this week are all within British Columbia and have affected over 142,000 hectares (almost 351,000 acres). Credit Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). Caption: NASA/Goddard, Lynn Jenner with information from the CWIS. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.