About: "CENTRALIA" MODERN MARVELS ENGINEERING DISASTERS 7 AIRED 2004 CENTRALIA, PA MINE FIRE
Dumb stupid white people again..
there was a hole here. It's gone now.
The real life Silent Hill.
At this point it is such an extensive fire, it cannot be extinguished....
They must have hired the same firemen who set buildings in Scranton on fire to make sure they wouldn't get laid off
This was a plot to get the black people to move out and lower the crime rate. They had to have a pretty large police force to keep the peace but after the black people left they didnt even need the police dept.
When gas wells are drilled in Texas, they drill another well to inject the used fracking fluids into the ground for disposal. Seems like this could be shipped to Centralia to try and put the fire out. Before you say it’s just a way for gas companies to dump their waste for free, know that Centralia is a wasteland anyway. Who knows? Enough pumped down there might snuff it out.
it's Bob Ross.
My uncle worked in that mine for years, he died of black lung. He was only 35. My mothers family was from that area, my mother died of lung cancer. She was only 54. My mothers sister died at 37 lung cancer and her 3 brothers all died of cancer. I lived there for my high school years i am 54. I pray i dont die like they did.
So the firemen set the town on fire. (First responders, LOL.)
I'm not from that area but I studied the history and heard that John Lokitis fellow used to maintain the town single handed long after the people left by mowing the grass where houses stood and hanging Christmas decorations. The Pennsylvania government (that owns the entire town) was trying to evict him for years. In 2009 he finally gave in and moved to a nearby town.
IT'S ALL GONE NOW. SO SAD.
I was there last December just after brief snowstorm. No fire, no smoke, nothing. Ground was completely covered, meaning fire must've completely burnt out or moved on.
Great grouse and turkey hunting in Centralia.
It sounds like the couple idiots from the fire department had no idea how to burn the dump
i guess they dont have to worry about snow it melts as soon as it hits the ground
last i heard is that theres only 5 people left in Centralia
I feel John's pain but he is seriously in denial. The town will never be what it was. Centrailia had it's golden years as with a lot of places but it's time to move on. There's nothing left.
yes you are just right it should be put out
I know this is probably a stupid question but do you think it's a possibility to put the fire out today? I know it would cost a shit load of money and time but could it be done?