When forest fires subject to the right conditions, fire whirls, also called fire tornadoes can occur. Fires sometimes spawn their own winds as the flames consume oxygen, creating tornadoes filed with fire and noxious gases.
Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.
Lightning photographed by superfast X-ray camera, Nikola Tesla nods with approval