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Fire at Donkin Coal Mine

By Kevin Northup May 1, 2023 | 6:05 AM

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A stop-work order for the Donkin Coal Mine in Cape Breton.

This after an underground fire was reported last night.

Smoke could be seen billowing from the mine.

MLA Brian Comer says the fire is under control and there were no injuries.

He says the stop work order has been put in as a precaution.

The province says no workers were underground at the time of the fire.


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