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...
Aug 14, 2016 ... The video below was filmed by Stewart Turner August 5, 2016 on the Pioneer
Fire in Idaho. You will see a definite rotation, or convection ...
Apr 2, 2010 ... Fire Tornado Science Demonstration Show ... Burning Man 2012 Spirit
Tornadoes / Fire Whirls ... Blue Whirl – a fire tornado burning soot-free.
May 16, 2014 ... California's wildfires have spawned a number of dramatic fire whirls, also known
as fire devils, fire tornadoes or "firenadoes." What is a fire ...
Sep 13, 2011 ... Fire Whirl we encountered during structure protection on the Day Fire in the Los
Padres National Forest. Probably the best fire whirl I've ever ...
Mar 13, 2013 ... Thermally driven fire whirls: Occur when high levels of wind come into ... Fire
whirls that develop on ridges pose as a higher threat because ...
Aug 23, 2016 ... Fire whirls are powerful, spinning disasters for people and surroundings when
they occur in large urban and wildland fires. Whereas fire whirls ...
Aug 23, 2016 ... efficiency of fire whirls for oil-spill remediation. We show the transition from a pool
fire, to a fire whirl, and then to a previously unobserved state ...
Aug 26, 2010 ... Most large fire tornadoes are formed when wildfire converges with a warm
updraft of air, and a wildfires can contain a number of fire whirls of ...
May 15, 2014 ... Some of the scarier images coming out of the abundant wildfires this year are fire
whirls, or "firenadoes." They are tornado-like swirls of smoke ...