Large Wildfire West Of Cripple Creek, CO – 5/12/2022

A 400+ acre wildfire burns west of Cripple Creek, Colo. on May 12, 2022. The fire was one of many sparked in the region during extremely windy and dry weather conditions.
Shot Description

00:00 – Wide shot of smoke emerging from behind a hill obscuring the sun and casting an eerie tone.

00:11 – Approaching the wildfire from the north towards Cripple Creek, thick smoke visible.

00:26 – Overview of smoke shrouding the landscape.

00:38 – Pan of smoke obscuring Cripple Creek.

00:51 – Tight shot of hazy Cripple Creek with wildfire nearby.

01:01 – Mid shot of hazy landscape near Cripple Creek.

01:09 – Sunset shot of smoke billowing from behind the crest of a hillside.

01:19 – Tight shot of a nighttime flareup of the fire.

01:29 – More nighttime flareups.

01:39 – Wide of a fire flareup.

01:51 – Wildfire glow behind trees at nighttime.

SID: Trevor Cokley

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