Spontanious Combustion or Hell on Earth?
Any speculations on what might be causing this?
Posted by binduwavell at April 9, 2004 02:13 PM
MSNBC - Blazing mystery is straight from the 'X-Files'
Spontaneous fires started in mid-January in the town of Canneto di Caronia, in about 20 houses. After a brief respite last month, the almost daily fires have flared up again — even though electricity to the village was cut off.
An endless flow of scientists, engineers, police and even a few self-styled "ghostbusters" have descended on the town, searching for clues to the recent spontaneous combustion of everything from fuse boxes to microwave ovens to a car.
The blazes, originally blamed on the devil, have not hurt anyone...