Video footage captures spread of Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona

CONGRESS, Ariz. - A wildfire that tripled in size in just hours on Sunday sent thick smoke over parts of northern Arizona much of the afternoon.

KNXV-TV viewer Matt Oss captured time-lapse footage of the Yarnell Hill Fire burning near the small town of Yarnell around 4 p.m. Sunday.

Watch the video in the player embedded below.

With a vantage point just off State Route 89 in Congress, Ariz., Oss' footage clearly showed flames creeping over a mountaintop as thick smoke poured into the air.

Yarnell Hill Fire from Congress, AZ from Matt Oss on Vimeo.

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