UPDATE: Fire at Kemerovo Region mine liquidated, no injuries
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KEMEROVO, Jun 18 (PRIME) -- A fire at the Yerunakovskaya-8 mine of coal producer Raspadskaya in RussiaТs Kemerovo Region has been liquidated, there have been no injuries, a source in the regionТs emergency services told PRIME on Monday.
The source said earlier that all 114 miners were evacuated.
Under preliminary data, the fire was caused by a short circuit in the cable.
Coal production at the mine has been suspended, a spokesperson for the regional coal industry department told PRIME.