'Firenado' Swirls Near California's Frenchman Lake

A fiery whirlwind was spotted swirling near California’s Frenchman Lake as the Beckwourth Complex Fire tore through the area on July 8.

As of July 14, authorities reported the blaze had grown to 92,988 acres with 46 percent of the its perimeter contained.

This footage by Tim Walton shows the fire whirl spinning across a landscape of burning trees and billowing smoke. Credit: Tim Walton via Storyful

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