Mesmerizing sulfur fire in Wyoming goes viral

- A sulfur fire burning in the shape of a bowl in Worland, Wyoming has gone viral after the fire department posted some video of the mesmerizing sight.

The Worland Fire Protection District said firefighters were dispatched on Friday to a recycling plant were a sulfur mound had been ignited. 

"Despite the beautiful flames, sulfur creates a hazardous gas called sulfur dioxide," the fire district wrote on Facebook.

Hazmat units were able to contain the chemicals and firefighters put out the fire. The fire department put out the video to use as a training manual for others to learn from.

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