Sanborn Creek Mine Fire


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Week of March 28, 1999

On April 1, 1999, mine rescue teams entered Oxbow Mining, Incorporated's Sanborn Mine to begin recovering the mine. Mine rescue teams explored the portal area to the outby end of crosscut three. Temporary seals were established between the second and third crosscuts in entries No. 1 through No. 4.

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