VIDEO: 'Firenado' forms in Denver after dust devil and brush fire combine

DENVER - What happens when you mix a dust devil and a brush fire? In Colorado you apparently get a "Firenado!"

Watch the amazing video below (mobile users: http://ch7ne.ws/1r971w6):

Firefighter Thomas Rogers uploaded a video to YouTube of a prescribed burn of 150 acres that occurred last Friday at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in the Denver metro area.

But just as crews thought they had a handle on things, a dust devil formed in front of them and drew the flames into it igniting the debris within the twister.

Rogers said the flaming dust devil burned about one additional acre before it broke apart.

Luckily, no one was hurt.

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