VIDEO: Former firefighter films the Camp Fire burning down his hometown

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HEARTBREAKING DEVASTATION: Veteran firefighter Brian Andrews filmed as he evacuated Paradise when the Camp Fire tore through the area. He says that after years of rescuing people, he now understands what it feels like to see your own town burn.

When the Camp Fire broke out in Butte County on Nov. 8, 2018, thousands of residents were forced to flee as the blaze spread at a startling pace. The inferno left at least 85 dead and several missing, and also destroyed an estimated 14,000 homes.

VIDEO: One of last residents to evacuate Paradise films as Camp Fire burns town

From the moment the fire broke out to the evacuations of thousands, several residents recorded apocalyptic video of the inferno creeping its way through the town of Paradise.

Veteran firefighter Brian Andrews filmed as Paradise burned to the ground. He says that after years of rescuing people, he now understands what it feels like to see your own town burn.

As he leaves, he meets fire crews arriving and says, "Go get 'em, boys. Be safe."

Go here for a timeline of events from the moment the Camp Fire ignited to the panic that ensued after.

See more stories, photos and videos on the Camp Fire here.

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