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Blog Post #1317 – Miners Unscathed by Fire in Manitoba

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (June 2015)

A fire broke out in an underground nickel mine in Thompson, Manitoba on April 5, 2015, when a piece of equipment burst into flames after being struck by a large chunk of falling debris. All 39 of the miners escaped unharmed.