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Fire whirl

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A fire whirl – also colloquially known as a fire devil, fire tornado, firenado, or fire twister, or in Japan dragon twist – is a whirlwind induced by a fire and often made up of flame or...

How Fire Tornadoes Form (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel

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May 15, 2014 ... The inferno spun off smoke twisters, and a fire tornado formed. ... They are rapidly spinning vortices that form when air superheated by an ...

Fire-Tornado Pictures: Why They Form, How to Fight Them

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Sep 5, 2010 ... Recent "firenadoes" in Brazil and Hawaii aren't rare, just rarely reported, an expert says: Large-scale versions occur once a year in the U.S..

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Sep 8, 2010 ... Fire tornadoes are rare in nature, but when they do start spinning ... an explanation on how and why they occur from a fire protection expert.

How Do "Firenadoes" Form? - The Vane - Gawker

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May 15, 2014 ... They are tornado-like swirls of smoke and fire that form in intense wildfires. Despite their popular name, firenadoes more similar to dust devils ...

Fire tornadoes: a rare weather phenomenon - Australian Geographic

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Nov 1, 2012 ... 'Firenadoes' are rare weather events that occur when a unique set of conditions come together.

California fire tornadoes catch the eye, but just what is a 'firenado ...

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May 15, 2014 ... Known in the science community as a fire whirl, on social media they've ... But how and why fire whirls form varies, according to reports.

meteorology - How does a 'fire tornado' form? - Earth Science Stack ...

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Jan 3, 2015 ... A 'Fire tornado' or 'Firenado' or 'Fire whirl' are a fearful feature of forest fires world wide. Having seen one up close, I can attest that they are ...

'Fire tornadoes' form in California amid huge wildfires - Telegraph

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Dec 26, 2015 ... Huge fire tornadoes form during the Solimar brush fire that started early ... the high winds officials do not know how long it will take to contain it.

What is a fire tornado? - Telegraph

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Aug 26, 2010 ... A fire tornado has swept through the Brazilian city of Aractuba after a ... occurs when a fire is whipped up by strong, dry air currents to form a vertical whirl. .... Ambitious Chinese inventors take on crazy do-it-yourself projects ...

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Whirling Flames: How Fire Tornadoes Work - Live Science

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May 16, 2014 ... What is a fire tornado, and how dangerous are they? ... common with whirlwinds or "dust devils," which typically form on hot, sunny days when ...

How does a fire tornado form? | Reference.com

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Fire tornadoes form when combustible gases ignite in windy conditions. According to the Mother Nature Network, most fire tornadoes spawn from wildfires.

How Fire Tornadoes Work | HowStuffWorks

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Fire tornadoes occur when heat, ash and fire get swept up in a spinning mass ... Learn about the phenomenon of fire tornadoes. ... How do they deice airplanes?