VIDEO: Bobcat Fire spawns 'smokenado' near Big Pines amid strong winds

A "smokenado" was captured on camera twisting into the sky near Big Pines as the nearly 100,000-acre Bobcat Fire continued to rage.
A "smokenado" was captured on camera twisting into the sky near Big Pines as the nearly 100,000-acre Bobcat Fire continued to rage nearby.

The incredible video was caught near Big Pine Highway and Largo Vista.

Strong, erratic winds have been a major factor in spreading the blaze, which erupted in the Angeles National Forest on Sept. 6.

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Fire officials say those winds have been fueling the blaze as it moves north.

The raging inferno continued its march Sunday across the San Gabriel Mountains and burned semi-rural properties in the community of Juniper Hills. The fire scorched 99,428 acres as of Sunday morning.

Containment of the blaze remains at 15%. Full containment is not expected until Oct. 30, officials say.

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Two weeks after the Bobcat Fire erupted in the Angeles National Forest, the 99,428-acre blaze has left a path of destruction in the San Gabriel Mountains region.

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