CBC News highights Jason Forthofer's fire tornado research

Submitted by fl_admin on Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:51

"In a laboratory in Montana, Jason Forthofer lights one of the most unusual fires you'll ever see.

A fiery vortex more than three metres high spins inside a narrow human-sized glass tube, swirling like water down a drain. 

Using only alcohol and air, Forthofer has created a Lilliputian version of one of nature's most terrifying and least understood phenomena: a fire whirl often referred to as a fire tornado or 'firenado.' " 

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