1983: Centralia

An underground fire started by someone burning garbage. This time, we’re not referring to that refuse fire in Lackawanna County.

Burning debris was first blamed for sparking the underground fire in Centralia.

Back in 1983 the fire had been burning by some accounts for more than three decades.

From the Video Vault here’s Dorothy Lucey.

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