Via the New York Times: The Almeda fire left a path of destruction as it tore through the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon. About 24 hours after it started, an estimated 2,350 homes had been left in ashes. We used satellite images, videos and social media posts to track what happened.
For more information on the urban Almeda fire, and other recent Oregon wildfires, as well as information and resources on how to protect homes and communities from wildfire by focusing on the Home Ignition Zone, see this previous blog post.
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Video is a great example of investigative reporting using modern tools to explain very directly what happened and why.