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    The Underground Coal Mine Fire in Centralia

    On May 27, 1962, an underground coal mine began burning under the borough of Centralia, in Northeastern Pennsylvania. It is believed that the fire was caused by the deliberate burning of trash in a strip mine, which then ignited a deposit of coal. Several attempts to extinguish the fire over a...
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    Bass Frequency Extinguishes Fire

    Will firefighters one day trade in their water cannons for bass cannons? Two university engineering students have invented a device that uses low sound frequencies to extinguish flames. The students say they would like to someday see their invention being used to extinguish kitchen fires or even...