The Canadian Press

2012-09-25 | Sask Potash Fire

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Twenty miners were successfully rescued from PotashCorp's Rocanville mine, 245 kilometers east of Regina, on September 25th after spending nearly 24 hours trapped underground by a fire. Mine electrician Darwyn Wirth described what happened when he saw the fire. (The blaze began when a large wooden cable spool began to burn. The miners say there was panic as they all headed to four refuge stations in the facility.)

Date: 2012-09-25
Placeline: ROCANVILLE, Saskatchewan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

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