MOFFAT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Divide Fire has now burned nearly 20,000 acres in Moffat County.
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More than 70 fire personnel are there fighting the fire.
Strong wind speeds have fueled the flames. Firefighters from Thornton Fire Department at the Divide Fire shared a picture of a fire whirl on Saturday.
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Meteorologist Chris Spears explains the phenomenon.
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