Posts tagged
‘mysterious fires’

“Maisons de la foudre:” Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion

“Maisons de la foudre:” Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion Can a lightning strike trigger recurring, mysterious fires, as happened in 1906 France?

Polt or Possessed on Prince Edward Island?

Polt or Possessed on Prince Edward Island?A young Canadian girl is followed by mysterious rappings and fires. No, it’s not Mary Ellen of Antigonish–the case occurs a decade earlier and her family swore they saw her levitate.

“A purple flame which rose from the casket:” Spontaneous Human Combustion in Brooklyn

A case of spontaneous human combustion hushed up in Brooklyn, plus two other historic cases, including one where the victim survived a few days to tell his story.

The Phantom Light of Deakin’s Woods: Part 1

The Phantom Light of Deakin’s Woods: Part 1 A mysterious red phantom light haunts a woods on the outskirts of Columbus Grove, Ohio.

The Little Match Girls: Incendiary Poltergeists

Hellish blue flames and mysterious outbreaks of fire: the fire-spook has struck again. Is it a concoction of combustible chemicals? a poltergeist girl? Or a ghost playing with matches?