VIDEO: Aerial view of devastating Camp Fire in Butte County

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Crews from several different firefighting agencies are attacking the Camp Fire in Butte County from the air.

MAPS: A look at the Camp Fire burning in Butte County

Helicopter Pilot Matt Wright shot video Thursday as he approached the massive blaze, which raged across the area at a rate of roughly 80 football fields a minute.

As of Friday morning, the fire has burned more than 70,000 acres, destroying an estimated 2,000 homes. At least 15,000 more are threatened.

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Officials say at least nine people have been killed.

Pilot Matt Wright is one of more than 2,300 fire personnel attacking the fire, which is 20 percent contained.

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Apocalyptic scenes show a firenado swirling amid a scorched part of Butte County as the Camp Fire rages on.

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