'Smokenado' Swirls in Southeast Washington During Warehouse Fire

A “smokenado” fire whirl was seen in southeast Washington on Sunday, April 21, as a warehouse fire burned in the area, local authorities said.

On Sunday morning, Benton County fire officials said the fire started at a warehouse in Finley and issued evacuation orders in the area.

By Sunday evening, orders were lifted, they said.

This footage was captured by Jennifer McNaught, who said she recorded it near Kennewick on Sunday afternoon.

By Monday, fire crews continued efforts to extinguish the “smoldering” fire, and smoke continued to linger in the area, local police said Credit: Jennifer McNaught via Storyful

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