Town on fire for 60 years

The worst part of the constant burning is also the toxic fumes sprouting from hundreds of broken parts of pavement. There is also aggravating tourists, and the u.s. government even took the zip code in attempt to move everyone out.

The U. S. Government has been unable to put out the fire, as and a result, they started resorting to buying the homes and relocating families.

For many of course this is no issue but for several families that call this their home they have refused, and in the end they have won. They are still home, in a town on fire [underground]

which officials estimate to burn for another 100 years.


in 2006, the then mayor said in an interview, [aged 90] said "this is the only home I have ever owned, and I want to keep it."


The worst part of the constant burning is also the toxic fumes sprouting from hundreds of broken parts of pavement. There is also aggravating tourists, and the u.s. government even took the zip code inattempt to move everyone out.

A handful still stay.

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