This isn’t the best video or picture that I have seen of this thing, but this should be sufficient fuel for your nightmares. Yes, this happened yesterday in Canada.
I’m not surprised to see a fire tornado, but I guess I am surprised that I am seeing one in real life and not one caused by Melisandre or the Kahleesi’s dragons in Game of Thrones, which premieres next Sunday. Apparently / Unfortunately, this is no stunt, and wildfire warnings like the one we had in place for Monday can actually breed these. Dry heat, dry ground, and light breeze is all the magic it takes.