A fire whirl is a rare phenomenon in which a fire, under certain conditions, depending on air temperature and currents, acquires a vertical vorticity and forms a whirl, or a tornado-like effect of a vertically oriented rotating column of air.

10 Most Fascinating Natural Phenomena

Fire tornado, also called fire whirls or fire devils. Site has video of fire devils in grass fire.

"Okonkwo's fame had grown like a bush-fire in hattmattan"(page 1) Okonkwo's fame grew very rapidly due to beating the cat during his fight. Wrestling was a big part of the Igbo culture, many people gathered to watch the fights.

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"“That was many years ago, twenty years or more, and during this time Okonkwo’s fame had grown like a bush-fire in the harmattan.” (3)Because the Igbo village of Mbaino is an agricultural society, planting and harvesting crops as their main source of food, their connection to the land and nature is strong.  Using a bush-fire during the dry season to describe Okonkwo’s fame reveals that the Igbo villagers very closely align themselves with nature and depend on it for success and survival.

Prescribed burning 'effective' on Black Saturday

Bushfires are a constant threat in the Bush during spring/summer/autumn. This year's season started early

Australian bush fires  CFA truck doing what they do best. Protecting us

On this day, 4 yrs ago, the state of Victoria began burning. We lost 173 lives. Over 2030 houses destroyed and entire towns reduced to ashes.

2012-NSW-Bushfire-Season

As we battle raging flames in one of NSW's worst bushfire seasons to date, it's clear that bushfires are certainly not just a thing of the past. Part of the Deal Just li

The Bush Fire Brigade.    Quite topical at the moment in Australia, Bushfires and thanks to the person who just purchased two copies

The Bush Fire Brigade. Quite topical at the moment in Australia, Bushfires and thanks to the person who just purchased two copies

black saturday bush fires - Google Search

black saturday bush fires - Google Search

Residents of bush fire ravaged properties return home ... click image to view at Bear Tales

Residents of bush fire ravaged properties return home …

Residents of bush fire ravaged properties return home . click image to view at Bear Tales

Crawford, Jane - Aboriginal Art Painting Canvas Bush Fire Dream 2.1m

Crawford, Jane - Aboriginal Art Painting Canvas Bush Fire Dream 2.1m

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Google Image Result for http://charterstowers.e-village.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Bush-Fire-Queensland-charters-towers.jpg

If you like you can enquire   There are rings of fire   There are hearts on fire   There are desert, grass and bush fires    Sylvia Chidi

If you like you can enquire There are rings of fire There are hearts on fire There are desert, grass and bush fires Sylvia Chidi

Stunning pictures posted on Twitter as bush fires rage around Sydney

Stunning pictures posted on Twitter as bush fires rage around Sydney

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