Monday, November 16, 2015
The Ruth Mullins Fire
Underground Mine Fire In Kentucky
The Tiptop Coal Seam fire in Kentucky Is named "the Ruth Mullins fire" for the resident who discovered it In the area of Breathitt County .This massive underground fire is burning out of control at this very moment just below the Earth's surface, and It is basically unstoppable.
As it turns out No one seems to know how long the mine has been on fire, or how many miles it covers ,but it has already extended over a huge area that occupies both Breathitt and Perry counties. In those counties There are several outgassing areas in the ground where the subterranean conflagration is spewing out Hot Carbon monoxide and tar.