What Is a Muck Fire?


A muck fire is an underground fire that is caused by lignite which burns when lightning hits a dry ground. The muck is the soil that is made up from peat especially in dried-out swamplands. The fire can last for several weeks.
Q&A Related to "What Is a Muck Fire"
Fires that are underground, usually in ligite soil.
Mucking, when used in the horse world, means removing all solid and liquid waste from a horse's stall with the use of a shovel, pitchfork or other tools.
Muck fires are most common in Florida and can burn for weeks.
( ′mək·iŋ ) (engineering) Clearing and loading broken rock and other excavated materials, as in tunnels or mines.
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