Fire whirls are very dangeres. Fire whirls can get to 2ooo degees. It can get to 10 to 50 meters tall. Fire whirls happen when there are wild fires. The wind sucks up the fire and shoots it up out off the ground. Some fire whirls last for 20 min. There was a very big fire whirl in japan that killed 38,ooo people in 15 min!