Surviving hell's inferno: The Butte Fire

The devistation is far from over, we are reminded everyday.

  • Clarissa Powell
  • Clarissa Powell
  • Clarissa Powell
  • Maurice R Ross, megan oneal, tonja mills, norm and Ian gunsel, jim paxia
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 16 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Clarissa Powell

I have been a life long resident of beautiful Calaveras county, and lived in the majestic woods of Mountain ranch for five years before the butte fire took 921 structures and the heart of calaveras before it was contained one month later. This video represents a year time lapse.

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Director Statement

Butte fire was the 7th worst wild fire in california's history. Two perished and left houndreds homeless.