Coal seam fires - for the eye of the beholder often a bizarre beauty, for those living in the areas affected often deadly. In India and China they are an increasing danger for man and the environment. With the growing industrialisation of both nations hunger for the raw material coal is growing. Yet the smouldering fires have long since been out of control. A team of experts gave them soles the task of trying to chart and extinguish them.
Director: John A. Kantara