North Antelope Rochelle http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Three miners badly burned in coal-dust fire http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/three-miners-badly-burned-coal-dust-fire <p>Three miners are being treated for serious burns after a coal-dust fire at the North Antelope Rochelle mine on Tuesday.</p><p>The fire started while the workers were changing a bearing on a conveyor, according to Amy Louviere, a spokesperson for the Mine Safety and Health Administration. She writes in an email that coal dust filled the space the workers were in, and was ignited by the machinery. The agency is investigating.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:36:53 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 46827 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Three miners badly burned in coal-dust fire