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?

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?