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'Firenado' spotted as massive wildfire sweeps through California

Dramatic footage captured the moment a "firenado" filled the sky near a California town.

Laura Anthony witnessed the fire whirl, a whirlwind caused by fire and consisting of flame or ash, on the outskirts of Paradise on Thursday.

It came as a massive wildfire swept through the area, easily burning through 28 square miles.

The town's 27,000 residents were told to evacuate.