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Must see video: A fire-nado steals the hose

Hose melts after being pulled in by vortex

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A fascinating video from British Columbia. Thanks to Andrew Doyle for sending.

Karin Larson, CBC News:

Firefighter Mary Schidlowsky shot and posted the video of the Aug. 18 fire tornado, which formed southwest of Vanderhoof, B.C., near Chutanli Lake, and was almost 60 metres high.

“Fire tornado destroyed our line. It threw burning logs across our guard for 45 minutes and pulled our hose 100 plus ft. in the air before melting it,” she wrote in the post.

“That’s definitely a first.”

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