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Episode 5: Centralia Mine Fire

steam rising out of a hole in the earth surrounded by dead trees with greenery in the background

For over fifty years the coal seams under what used to be Centralia, Pennsylvania have been burning. Mine fires are not uncommon, however, this fire is has become infamous.

Show Notes:

“Centralia PA Mine Fire – Photos History Visiting.” Centralia PA, Accessed 2 Nov. 2021.

David. Fire Underground: The Ongoing Tragedy Of The Centralia Mine Fire. Globe Pequot.

“Dying Embers | Radiolab | WNYC Studios.” WNYC Studios, Accessed 2 Nov. 2021.

Quigley, Joan. The Day the Earth Caved In. Random House, 2007.