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This drone footage shows an Oregon city nearly destroyed by wildfires

Wildfires continue to char through the West Coast. A new drone video shows what it looks like.

This photo taken by Talent, Ore., resident Kevin Jantzer shows the destruction of his hometown in the aftermath of wildfires that ravaged the central Oregon town near Medford, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.
This photo taken by Talent, Ore., resident Kevin Jantzer shows the destruction of his hometown in the aftermath of wildfires that ravaged the central Oregon town near Medford, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.
Kevin Jantzer via Associated Press

Wildfires continue to blaze across the West Coast, roasting areas of California, Oregon and Washington.

ABC News published new drone footage that shows the absolute devastation of the fires. The video shows one city completed burnt up and decimated after a wildfire ran through it.

The footage is apocalyptic. The streets are burnt red. Houses are painted in smoke and ash. There’s little left to recognize in the town.

Watch the footage below.

According to NBC News, the footage shows Talent, Oregon, which was nearly destroyed by the Almeda Fire.

  • The footage was captured on Sept. 14 — about one week after the flames charred through the city.
  • The Almeda Fire was 100% contained by Tuesday morning. Three people were killed from the fire and two firefighters were injured. In total, 42,000 citizens were impacted by the fire, NBC News reports.