Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine Fire

NetNewsLedger Special Report

4250
Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine. Image by Kevin Palmer ©2017 all rights reserved
Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine. Image by Kevin Palmer ©2017 all rights reserved

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – There has been a fire at the Goldcorp Musselwhite mine. There are no injuries reported.

A spokesperson for Goldcorp tells NetNewsledger that “At approximately 6 PM EDT Friday, a fire was reported underground at our Musselwhite Mine.

“No personnel were in the mine at the time the fire broke out as it was during shift change; all workers are accounted for and there are no reported injuries.

“Emergency responders have been deployed and have initiated response procedures.

“We have informed local stakeholders and relevant government authorities of the incident. At this time, it is too early to determine the source of the fire or the impact on operations”.

Goldcorp concludes stating, “We will provide an update when there is material information to share”.

NetNewsLedger will update on this report as facts come in.

 

Previous articleMissing – Thunder Bay 13-year-old Sought by Family and Police
Next articleTELUS Cup Countdown: West Regional field set
NetNewsledger.com or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: newsroom@netnewsledger.com Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862