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Tangshan Shi, China
A spectacular annual festival centers around humans throwing molten iron against a wall at night
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Think you have a tough job? Try carrying 200 kilos through a cloud of sulfur down the side of a volcano
Fire meets ice at the southernmost volcano on Earth
Bonfires on the Levee for Papa Noel
Cajun style Christmas on the river involves sky-high pyres and explosives
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Germany has its very own Centralia, whose spark remains attributed to "spontaneous combustion"
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The Man Who Survived Doomsday
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On Holiday with the Dark Lord: The World's Most Metal Places
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This Canary island is a quintessential example of nature’s beauty, and its unbridled fury
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The Prison Cell of Ludger Sylbaris
The cell which saved the life of Ludger Sylbaris, "the man who lived through Doomsday"
A sulfuric hellscape in southern Italy
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The world's most active stratovolcano is almost always erupting
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A stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland, with a long history of charted activity and a rich mythology attached
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An island in the middle of a lake, in the middle of a volcano, in the middle of a bigger lake, in the middle of a bigger island, in an archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean
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Van Brunt St Fire House (H & L Engine Co 101, Engine 202)
Where there’s manufacturing, there’s fire!
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Saint Peter's, Montserrat
Montserrat's City of Ash
A city continually buried under the ash of a volcano that has been erupting for more than 15 years
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mount Nyiragongo has erupted at least 34 times since 1882 & is home to the world's largest lava lake
Runaway Bay, Jamaica
The subtle interplay of fire and water is hard to ignore at this remote Jamaican spring
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