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Rare "fire tornado" caught on camera during Australian wildfire

Blog Post created by Lauren Backstrom Employee on Nov 5, 2012

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&#0160; This amazing video clip from the Today Show is from the Austrailian outback. While it is a few weeks old at this point, we just had to share it.&#0160;You can see a rare &quot;fire tornado&quot; in the clip, which occurs when a wildfire is going on and columns of super heated air

creates the tornado. The photographer who shot the video, said it sounded like a jet engine going off.