The Sixth Annual Centralia Cleanup took place on Saturday. The event is hosted by Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation. Centralia is mostly abandoned after an underground coal fire in 1962. People began dumping garbage in the town in the 90s. Bobby Hughes EPCAMR This year had over 100 volunteers. Together they collected more than 300 tires, 12 televisions, and 1,500 pounds of paint cans. Bobby Hughes EPCAMR