Mark and Linda Wilfong are hardly alone in their dealings with flammable tap water. Sarah Hoye and Steve Hargreaves report from Dimock, Pennsylvania on the side effects of "fracking" - a hydraulic fracturing technique that's being used to access underground stores of natural gas.
The jug, punched with several finger-sized holes near the top to keep it from overflowing, was capped with a white plastic pipe. Using a garden hose fed from his water well, he filled the jug.
Leaning over the contraption, he flicked his yellow lighter above the pipe, and a blue flame appeared.
"I knew it [the water] went bad because we could light it," Ely said.
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