An image of West Virginians burned to the ground last week has caused a stir on social media.
The image, taken by a drone, shows a burnt landscape of burned trees and trees that has appeared on satellite images from the U.S. Geological Survey.
The fire in WVU’s town of Kincora was reported last week and officials have not given any details about the cause.
The area is located about 75 miles west of Charleston, West Virginia.
In a statement, West Virginian Gov.
Earl Ray Tomblin said, “We have taken swift and swift actions to contain the fire and restore power to the community.”
Tomblin added, “This is an example of the true power of a resilient and proactive approach to a natural disaster.
This kind of proactive response is how our nation moves forward.”
Officials have been on the scene and have sent the state’s Emergency Management Agency, the state fire marshal, and a helicopter.
A spokesman for the U,S.
Department of Agriculture, which oversees the USDA, confirmed the agency received the image but did not provide any details.
The U.N. has warned that the fires could spread and that the fire is expected to worsen, and that there could be more severe weather.
In an update on Tuesday, the agency said that “the number of fires is expected, with the fire intensity and size likely increasing in coming days.”