The scene: Starbucks on Brookline Ave, a little before 3 pm on Thursday.
A line of caffeine-seekers spills out the door. Baristas hustle to keep up.
Suddenly a man strides in. He shouts, "I'M RICH! I'M RICH!" and flings fistfulls of dollar bills into the air. They flutter like fat green snow, propelled upward by the store's fan system.
About an hour ago, a brushfire hit the Fens. Phoenix correspondent P. Nick Curran was on the scene to capture the blaze in progress, as it threatened to rage right across the river. (From the video:"My arm hair is literally burning off right now.")
Not quite the flame tornado you see in the video, but still pretty intense: