For whatever reasons these fires seem to be going unreported. They are burning above what seems to be the Midway electrical substation on the edge of the Hanford Nuclear site. This substation presumably still provides power for the Hanford Nuclear site.
“Latitude: 46.617, Longitude: -119.754, Detection Date: 13 Aug 2016, Detection Time: 20:38 UTC, Confidence: 89, Sensor: Aqua MODIS, Source: SSEC” http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/index.php Columbia Generating Station icon and B-Reactor exported from their respective Wikipedia pages: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_Generating_Station
“1945 July 16 B Reactor plutonium used in world’s first nuclear explosion. (Trinity Test Site, New Mexico) 1945 August 9 B Reactor plutonium used in Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B_Reactor
It appears that the fires are burning above BPA’s Midway Power substation. On Sunday, April 14, 1991 The Seattle Times reported in “Town For Sale At Ghostly Midway Station“that “The substation, which furnishes power to…
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