May 05, 2017 Release Date:
90 min Runtime:
Centralia: Pennsylvania’s Lost Town is a documentary movie. The movie is about a small town is overcome by a massive underground mine fine which began in 1962 as a result hundreds of residents had to bee relocated. After many failed attempts by the government to put out the fire, it grew larger and moved beneath most of the town. By 1980, hundreds of residents had to be relocated and eminent domain was eventually enforced, forcing the remaining residents out of their homes. A group of residents filed a lawsuit and fought the state of Pennsylvania for the right to stay in their homes. By 2013, the case was settled and granted those remaining residents life estates.
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