Yes, firenados exist, and one hit England this week

Swadlincote fire

SWNS INFERNO Firefighters rushed to the scene at the factory in Derbyshire

This particular "firenado" happened when a plastics factory - which makes bread trays for the whole of the United Kingdom - went up in smoke in Derbyshire near Manchester.

Leicestershire Fire Service Firefighters have now released footage of the blaze.

Firefighters in the United Kingdom captured extraordinary footage of an extremely rare fire tornado while fighting a massive industrial blaze near the town of Swadlincote in Derbyshire.

Firefighters were joined by colleagues from other counties as they tried to prevent the fire spreading.

According to UK's Evening Standard, firefighters from Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire arrived at the fire at 1.20am on Tuesday at Ravensbourn Plastics.

The fire involved stacked plastic pallets, which were ordinarily used for making plastic crates for supermarkets.

Firefighters in Derbyshire, England captured video footage of a rare firenado.

There have been no reported injuries, but people could reportedly see the thick black smoke from Nottingham's city center, which is more than 26 miles away. The column of fire forms when eddies caused by the blaze lead to a powerful rotating updraft.

Derbyshire's police and fire services have launched a joint investigation.

"It's created as cool air enters the top of the hot air causing a swirl similar to how a tornado is formed".

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