‘Blue Hour’ Timelapse Shows Wildfire Burning East of Phoenix

Evacuation orders for several communities east of Phoenix, Arizona, were put in place on June 16 as a potentially life-threatening fire had grown to 64,513 acres with zero containment.

Incident information said the fire was human caused, and under investigation.

This timelapse footage, taken by Andrei Stoica on June 15, shows the wildfire burning at the Four Peaks, in Tonto National Forest.

Stoica said the twilight meant the distant fires were “more visible and dramatic.” Credit: Andrei Stoica via Storyful