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Northern California has been battling severe wildfires and things just keep getting hotter and hotter. The flames in this video have become so intense, it has created what looks like a fiery tornado, otherwise known as a fire whirl. The firefighter who shot the video, with 16 years of experience, has never seen anything like it before.

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