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‘Burning tornado’ recorded by Oregon fire dept.

The rare weather event has been dubbed “firenado” by commenters

CORNELIUS, Ore. — Last Friday, the Cornelius Fire Department uploaded footage on its Facebook page of a tornado that touched down on the site of a small fire. The flames were whipped into the tornado, causing a dramatic scene.

Fox News 29 reports that firefighters were able to extinguish the fire with no damage to persons or buildings.