Fire tornadoes creating more curiosity and concern during fire season

Blog Post created by lisamariesinatra Employee on Jun 4, 2014

I came across this interesting (and almost frightening) report from AZCentral and reporter Caribe Devine. It explains what some residents have been seeing more of this fire season - fire devils, or what is more commonly known as fire whirls or fire tornadoes. 

Most recently, fire whirls were spotted in southern California and captured on video from surprised and fascinated viewers who then shared it with people around the world.

Read the article and check out the video

Have you spotted a fire whirl in your area? Let us know. And remember, this fire season, keep you and family safe from wildfire. Check out our Firewise Communities Program and safety tips sheet to help you get started.