the “fire tornado” that ripped through a california city may have been the strongest ever recorded

The “Fire Tornado” That Ripped Through A California City May Have Been The Strongest Ever Recorded

UCLA’s Daniel Swain explains the fire tornado in Redding, CA. “It had the intensity of a regular old tornado but it had the formation mechanism of what you’d see on a large fire,” he said. “It shared more characteristics with a traditional tornado than we’d expect to see.”