Associated Press
FILE - In this Jan. 26, 1983 file photo, smoke rises from the ground in Centralia, Pa., where and uncontrolled underground mine fire rages. Fifty years ago on Sunday, May 27, 2012, a fire at the town dump spread to a network of coal mines underneath hundreds of homes and business in the northeastern Pennsylvania borough of Centralia, eventually forcing the demolition of nearly every building. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)

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