The Terrifying Beauty Of California’s Wildfires Captured In Stunning New Time-Lapse Video
Filmmaker Jeff Frost has been documenting these fires, and just released a time-lapse video that reveals the raw power of nature at its hottest.
“I wanted to show what we are up against right now, let alone down the road when global warming intensifies heat and drought which will further exacerbate wildfires,” Frost told National Geographic.
Last year, Frost documented his escape from a wildfire in a HuffPost blog, and included a time-lapse video of his drive out of the area after the worst of the blaze had passed.
“It felt like I was taking a drive through Dante’s Inferno,” he wrote.
One week after the #RockyFire where I shot this and I’m headed back in for the #JerusalemFire in the exact same area. These people need a break! I wrote a story about this Valley in my recent posts. See them for further context. #calfire #California #fireseason #Wildfire #firefighters #clearlake
A video posted by Jeff Frost (@frostjeff) on Aug 11, 2015 at 12:17pm PDT
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