What city was the fire tornado in California?
MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. —
The footage captured by the U.S. Forest Service, which is managing the blaze, shows a whirl of smoke and flames on June 29.
Are there such thing as a fire tornado?
Climate change is driving longer and more intense wildfire seasons, and when fires get big enough they can create their own extreme weather. That weather includes big funnels of smoke and flame called “fire tornadoes.” But the connection between the West’s increasingly severe fires and those tornadoes remains hazy.