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Video shows an up close look at a fire tornado in Alaska!

The video was captured by a firefighter for the state's division of forestry.

Experts say a fire tornado, or firenado, happens when hot air near the surface of a large fire zone rises quickly.

Alaska is experiencing an unusually hot summer and an active wildfire season.

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