The fire at Woodbury Common near Exeter this weekend produced a type of cloud that has only recently been recognised by the World Meteorological Organisation.
The cloud type known as cumulus flammagenitus is caused when smoke from a fire helps cloud formation.
Drone video shows the true extent of the damage on Woodbury Common caused by a major gorse fire that broke out on Sunday afternoon.
A major gorse fire has broken out on Woodbury Common. The blaze started art around 2pm and smoke could be seen for miles.