This is what a time lapse of a wildfire looks like. Specifically, the Squirrel Creek Fire.
From the poster:
This is a time lapse view of the Squirrel Creek Fire as seen from our home in the Laramie Valley on the night of July 2-3. The rising moon adds some illumination early in the night, then the flames really flare up on the east side of Sheep Mountain as the sun begins to rise…