NASA releases image of Junkins Fire burning in southern Colorado

Posted at 4:15 PM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 19:51:16-04

CUSTER COUNTY, Colo. -- NASA released an image Wednesday of the the Junkins Fire burning in southern Colorado.

The image was taken by a NASA satellite on Monday and shows how far the smoke from the 16,800-acre fire has traveled.

The uncontained fire burning in Custer County has destroyed 13 structures, including five homes. 


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