Volcano-like underground fire is put out after a month

Interesting article posted by The Extinction Protocol’s Alvin.. and one that needed to be brought to a greater public awareness. I wonder how many of these ‘coal fires’ are occurring around the world…?

The Extinction Protocol

Coal Seam
July 2015WOODBURY, N.J.Crews have put out a fire that burned underground in southern New Jersey for a month, melting the ground around it and reaching 1,000 degrees. Woodbury Mayor Bill Volk tells the Courier-Post that the fire was extinguished Thursday, a month after it started during a severe storm. He says it “looked like a volcano.”
It began when a power line snapped, sending electricity into the ground and igniting a mixture of coal and cinder used as the foundation for train tracks in a wooded area. The mayor says neighbors called authorities when they saw smoke coming from the ground. Firefighters went to the scene seven times over a month before county and state officials helped put it out. –Wish TV
Nine others are still burning in Pennsylvania: CARBONDALE – On cold, clear winter days, the underground fire burning near Russell Park…

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