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Massive Dust Devil Hurls Flaming Tumbleweeds At Colorado Firefighters

A 150-acre prescribed burn at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal near Denver, Colo., grew out of control when a massive dust devil formed and tossed tumbleweeds in the direction of firefighters.

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"It was definitely interesting to see. I'm a fire buff as well as a weather buff and here I had a weather event and a fire event coming together and it was just really amazing to watch," Rogers told 9 News in Colorado.

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