Emergency service: Raspadskaya mine in Kemerovo Region on fire
MOSCOW, May 10 (PRIME) Ц A fire raging 500 meters under the ground of the Raspadskaya in the Kemerovo Region stopped its operations and forced evacuation of 195 miners, a source in the regional emergency services told PRIME on Thursday.
УOperations of the mine have been suspended. The system of ventilation and life support are working normally,Ф the source said.
In 2010, two methane blasts at the Raspadskaya mine killed 91 people, miners and rescue workers.