Aqua's rapid fire gallery features today's image of the fires in Southeast Australia. A state of emergency is still in effect in Canberra, Australia with very hot, dry and windy conditions predicted over the next couple of days. A fire continues to burn in the McIntyre Hut area north-west of Canberra. Another fire, the Gudgenby fire, continues to burn to Canberra's south. There is a total fire ban in force in the region for the next six days. Note: This annimation is a quick zoom down to the fires in Southeast Australia on January 23, 2002. A large smoke trail is clearly visible. Animator: Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC). Scientist: Jacques Descloitres (NASA/GSFC). Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets: Aqua/MODIS.