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

First Posted: 08/28/10 12:11 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:30 PM ET

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.



Filed by Travis Donovan  |