Fire breaks out at Lundin’s Swedish underground mine

MINING.COM | Canadian base metals miner Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN) said a fire broke out on April 20 in the underground mine of its Zinkgruvan operation in Sweden, located approximately 250 km southwest of Stockholm.

The company said the incident occured after a haulage truck caught fire on the 1,140 metre level of the mine. On-site emergency responders were deployed and immediately initiated response procedures, working closely with the local fire department on arrival to fully extinguish the fire.

The company said all of the 58 workers who were underground at the time were safely evacuated, and there were no reported injuries.

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