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Southern California wildfire sparks incredible 'firenado'

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Many people have been talking about video of a "firenado" coming out of Southern California. Firefighters call them whirl ups. (KGO)

Many people have been talking about video of a "firenado" coming out of Southern California. Firefighters call them whirl ups.

They can happen when strong winds meet where hot air is rising. If conditions are right, flames can reach hundreds of feet high.

The spouts can last for minutes and spark new fires.

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