Fire Tornado in Australia

Chris Tangey of Alice Springs Television was survey locations near Curtin Springs, when he witnessed one of nature’s rarest phenomenons: a twister touched down on the spot fire, fanning it into a furious tower of flame.   Scroll down for video

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“It sounded like a jet fighter going by, yet there wasn’t a breath of wind where we were,” he told the Northern Territory News.

The column of fire danced about the landscape for about 40 minutes, he said, as he and the station workers stood motionless.

Fire Tornado in Australia

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