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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.
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”.
USDA Forest Service: http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/index.php
NASA issues disclaimer: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/firms/active-fire-data