WATCH: ‘Fire tornado’ caught on camera

Image from video courtesy Southern Platte Fire Protection District via CNN

PLATTE COUNTY, MO (WFLA) – A ‘fire tornado’, or ‘firenado’ was caught on camera in Platte County, Missouri, by the local fire crews.

The flames can be seen swirling into the air and traveling along the ground like a twister. Fire authorities continue to investigate how it started.

It charred more than a thousand acres in the county. No injuries were reported.

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