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08/28/2010 11:11 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hawaii 'Fire Tornado' Lights Up Big Island (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, video surfaced of an eerie 'fire tornado' that sent flames spinning high into the sky in Brazil (WATCH HERE).

Now, CNN brings us a strikingly similar clip of a 'fire tornado' in Hawaii.

According to KITV, the daunting spectacle was a product of a brush fire that firefighters were attempting to contain near the Pohakuloa Training Area on the Big Island on Sunday. The blaze claimed at least 1,400 acres.

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