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Newly launched footage from California officers exhibits what they referred to as a “hearth twister” burning in Redding because the Carr Hearth entered town on July 26, ensuing within the dying of 1 firefighter.
SAN FRANCISCO – Officers say a firefighter who died whereas serving to folks evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fireplace twister that at one level reached a temperature of 1,480 C.
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The California Division of Forestry and Hearth Safety says in a report that Redding firefighter Jeremy Stoke died after he was enveloped in seconds by a fireplace twister with a base the dimensions of three soccer fields and winds as much as 265 kilometres an hour.
The report launched Wednesday says that on July 26 the 37-year-old hearth inspector was driving his pickup truck down a Redding highway, engaged on evacuating folks.
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One minute later he radioed out a “mayday” name saying he was getting burned over, after which his transmissions abruptly stopped.
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