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Small Fire at Stillwater Mine

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Stillwater Mine PIO John Beaudry says the mine in Nye should be up and running sometime today. He says they evacuated the mine yesterday afternoon after a small fire produced a lot of smoke. He says no one was injured.

Beaudry says workers were welding inside a portal when they noticed timber smoldering. As part of standard procedure the mine was evacuated and the night shift was canceled. The mine worked with volunteer fire fighters from Absarokee and Columbus and MSHA was called to investigate.

 

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