WTF Fun Fact – April Fools Volcano Prank

Oliver “Porky” Bickar was so dedicated to April fools pranks that he flew hundreds of tires into Mt. Edgecumbe, a dormant volcano near Sitka, Alaska, and set them on fire. He fooled both the locals and Coast Guard into thinking the volcano was active. WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://sitkahistory.com/2016/03/the-eruption-of-mount-edgecumbe-april-fools-day-1974/

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