Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine Fire

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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.


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