A number of wildfires have broken out in western North Carolina, which is also in the midst of a significant drought. This video timelapse shows a fire developing in the Lake Lure area.
Lake Lure, a popular mountain destination popularized by the movie Dirty Dancing, experienced one of the most devastating fires the area has ever seen, reaching nearly 3,000 acres burned. The mountain town is located in the western North Carolina region of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Credit: Cathy Anderson