Some genius from Unallocated Space, a “technology based community center” based in Severn, Md., came up with the brilliant idea of setting an array of box fans around a bonfire to create a beautiful, fiery vortex of pyrotechnic tornado awesomeness. The fans were aimed off-center and worked like a hot charm.

It took a little while to get it dialed in, but when they did — perfection! Creativity and boredom are a powerful combination!

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Bonfire + a bunch of box fans = Homemade fire tornado
Watch the fire spin and swirl as its driven up towards the heavens by an array of well-placed box fans to the soothing tune of 'Moonlight Sonata.'