Picture of Fire Tornado Taken in Chillicothe Burning up the Internet

Published 05/08 2014 10:29AM

Updated 05/09 2014 07:52AM

(CHILLICOTHE, Mo.) An impressive photo of a fire tornado taken in Chillicothe is gaining attention across the country and around the world.

The image was posted to Instagram by user nicejalapeno four days ago.

She said she snapped the photo while a farmer was burning off his field when the wind whipped up the fire twister.

"This had to be the coolest/scariest thing I've ever seen," she said on her Instagram.

The photo has since gone viral.

The image has been picked up by national news outlets as well as media around the world.

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