Nikon D7000, Nikon 80-400mm, 80mm f/5.0, 20 second exposure at ISO 250 at 5:04 AM July 8, 2017.
Ominous Morning was captured at 5:04 AM the morning of July 8, 2017. The image shows downtown Oroville in the foreground with the Wall Fire in the background, being pushed by northeast winds over Rattlesnake Hill and to the south towards Bangor, CA. The image was taken from the bluffs of the Feather River north of Oroville.
The Wall Fire started on July 7, 2017 and was finally declared 100 percent contained on July 17th after burning 6000 acres, after destroying 41 homes along with 57 other structures.