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Last Updated: Wednesday March 02 2011 14:40 GMT

PICTURES: Firemen tackle rare fire tornado

Fire at a factory in Budapest

Check out this picture of a mega rare fire tornado in Hungary...

Fire at a factory in Budapest

The tower of flames appeared after a huge fire broke out at a warehouse just outside the city of Budapest.

Fire at a factory in Budapest

The phenomenon only happens when a fire is whipped up by strong, dry winds to make a long tall whirl.

Fire at a factory in Budapest

Fire tornados, or whirls, are hardly ever seen. They usually happen after forest fires and can be up to 50 metres high.

Fire at a factory in Budapest

Around 70 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze which destroyed a factory, but luckily no-one was hurt.