What Is a Muck Fire?

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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.
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Effects of muck fires are smoke everywhere.
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Never heard of them. Perhaps fires in swampy areas where rotting vegetation produces methane (a flammable gas). Lightning could set them off.
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The muck fire takes place on pages 200-220. Thanks for
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(mŭk'wûrm') n. Any wormlike insect larva, as of certain beetles, that lives and grows in manure.
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