This fire began in the summer of 2004 when a group of delinquents set a car on fire on top of a culm pile. The fire has spread to an underground seam of coal. At the time these pictures were taken they had the fire quarantined. The fire should be under control by December of 2004 and will be allowed to burn out.
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