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Fire sweeps through park…but leaves grass and trees undamaged

Fire sweeps through park…but leaves grass and trees undamaged: Flames spread across flammable seeds in bizarre sighting from Spanish park

  • Unusual scenes were captured by Juan Carlos Gil Lopez, 44, in northern Spain
  • In the video a line of fire burns through the white seeds of the black poplar tree 
  • The fire only burnt through the seeds leaving the grass and trees undamaged 

This is the bizarre moment a line of fire burns through a layer of flammable tree seeds in a park leaving the fresh grass below undamaged.

The unusual scenes were captured by Juan Carlos Gil Lopez, 44, in the town of Calahorra in the northern Spanish region of La Rioja, and have been widely shared on social media.

In the video, a line of fire burns through the white seeds of the black poplar tree which have the appearance of wool.

The usual scenes were captured by Juan Carlos Gil Lopez, 44, in the town of Calahorra in northern Spain

This is the incredible moment a line of fire burns through a layer of flammable tree seeds in a park leaving the fresh grass below undamaged. The footage was filmed in northern Spain

As the fire burns through the layer of seeds it reveals the seemingly undamaged grass below in the area’s Cidacos park.

Gil Lopez said: ‘I live by the park and went out with my eight-year-old daughter Cayetana for a walk, as is allowed, and we saw as if there was dust in the park. When we approached we then saw a small fire.

‘I have never seen anything like this before.’

As the fire burns through the layer of seeds it reveals the seemingly undamaged grass below in the area's Cidacos park

The fire only burnt through the seeds leaving the grass and trees undamaged

As the fire burns through the layer of seeds it reveals the seemingly undamaged grass below in the area’s Cidacos park

Gil Lopez said he called the emergency services and firefighters then came and used shovels to put out the flames.

He added: ‘The grass did not get burnt, it was amazing seeing it green again.’

Internet users quickly identified the cotton-like fluff as the seeds of the black poplar tree which are highly flammable.

The fire only burnt through the seeds leaving the grass and trees undamaged.

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