Wildfire Camera Records Moment It's Engulfed by Dixie Fire

Timelapse footage shared by ALERTWildfire shows the moment a camera was engulfed by the Dixie Fire in Indian Falls, California.

Officials reported on July 27 that the blaze had reached 198,021 acres, and was at 22 percent containment.

The dramatic video, recorded over the period of an hour on July 24, shows smoke billowing from under the lens, with flames raging in the background. Credit: ALERTWildfire via Storyful

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