Before-and-after shots show extent of wildfire destruction in Oregon

Devastating wildfires have burned entire Oregon communities to the ground — and these new satellite images show the staggering extent of the destruction.

The before-and-after images photos show neighboring cities of Talent and Phoenix in Jackson county all but reduced to char by the fast-spreading Almeda fire, which began Tuesday morning in Ashland, Oregon Live reported.

“Many businesses have been burned down,” said Phoenix Mayor Chris Luz. “Certain neighborhoods, including my own, have been burned down. There are many, many, many homes that are gone.”

A satellite image shows an overview of destroyed homes after the Alameda Fire in Phoenix, OregonSecurity officials survey neighborhood left devastated by the Almeda fire in Phoenix, OregonA color infrared satellite image shows destroyed homes after the Alameda Fire in Phoenix, Oregon

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