There was an urban legend about Mummies (you know, the Egyptian kind) being used as fuel during a snowstorm somewhere in upstate New York back in... gosh... eighteen-something-or-other. As you can tell, I can't remember the details. In my search for them I've found this rather fascinating article on Mummies as fuel and in the manufacture of paper:
I thought I'd share.
(Book 5 update - Half way through first draft, current word count = 35,000 words.)