| Mysterious Burning Hole With Flames Shooting Out of it in Arkansas Stumps Geologists
Could it have been a small space rock that entered our atmosphere and crashed? Or maybe it is similar to the gas explosions leaving holes in remote Siberia: More and Bigger Sinkholes Appear on Yamal Tundra, Russia via KARK: It was an unusual call for the Midway Volunteer Fire Department. A volleyball-sized hole was burning, with flames shooting out of it off Highway 5 South in Midway. Fire Chief Don Tucker said, "A fire was burning roughly two feet in diameter, eight feet tall. And it burned for approximately 40 minutes." The homeowner who lives nearby said he came outside Monday morning to flames shooting from the hole up to the man's nose on this billboard. Now county leaders are trying to figure out how the phenomenon started. Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass said, "We don't believe that the devil showed up, or the meteorites landed, or the big booms happened." But the burning question is what caused the hole and the flames? Pendergrass said, "We have contacted every utility