A fire whirl at Great Dismal Swamp Refuge during the 2011 Lateral West Wildfire

An ignited tornado known as a fire whirl twists between the burnt tree trunks in a fallen forest

A fire whirl at Great Dismal Swamp Refuge during the 2011 Lateral West Wildfire

A fire whirl — a twister of flame and ash — spins at Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia during the 2011 Lateral West Wildfire
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Photo By/Credit
Greg Sanders/USFWS
Ecosystem
Wetland
Media Usage Rights/License
Public Domain
Subject tags
Disasters
Fires
Wildlife refuges