‘Firenado’ caught on camera as firefighters battle blaze
Winds whip flames 50 feet into the air as fire crews battle to bring a warehouse fire under control in Manchester, England.
A bizarre “firenado” was seen swirling in the midst of a 10-engine blaze in Derbyshire, England.
The Leicester Fire and Rescue Service posted several videos in which the swirling vortex of fire and air, which is caused when the cooler air in the top of the fire and the hot air.
The fire originated in the Ravensbourn plastics factory and it took the fire brigade 12 hours, turn it off, reports Metro UK.
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The incredible phenomenon can be seen forming and swirling from multiple angles.
A strange “firenado” was given by U. K. firefighters.
(Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service)
More than 600,000 plastic bread trays were destroyed and the flames shot up 60 metres into the air.
No injuries reported, according to the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
“The important thing is that no one was injured or burned. Stock can be replaced, people can’t,” David Meredith, 74, who co-owns the company, told the Metro UK.
The fire is the timing to prevent more damage.
“I Had at Christmas, when the load we are back to 1.5 million and probably would have been something that you could see from space,” he added.
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