Mine to return normal operations after fire - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Mine to return normal operations after fire

ADGER, AL (WBRC) - Operations are expected to get back to normal on Tuesday at the Drummond's Shoal Creek Mine. A fire broke out underground on Monday at the mine in Adger. A belt that transports coal caught fire.

The fire is still under investigation, it caused an evacuation but no injuries. There is concern because the seal monitors did not go off and let officials know the blaze had started.    

It is the third fire at the mine.

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