California is without a doubt one of my favorite places on the planet. It’s heavenly; pear-white beaches, incredible canyon roads, amazing food and the car culture is immense.

It does have one dirty secret; it’s currently undergoing its worst drought on record. The state has literally run out of water. One of the less obvious consequences of this drought is that it has made forest fires increasingly more abundant. One unlucky driver managed to find himself smack in the middle of one of these devastating forest fires. Luckily for us he filmed the ordeal, providing us with the incredible view inside the heart of a forest fire. Watch the madness unfold below: