Fire quenched, potash miners trapped underground emerge in Saskatchewan

NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE – Rocanville, SK

ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY and PAV JORDAN – Toronto

September 25, 2012 – Globe and Mail

Darwyn Wirth was driving down a mine travelway a kilometre beneath the Saskatchewan prairie when he saw fire.

It was, he said, “a fairly large ball of flame.” Something had gone wrong deep inside the mine workings at Potash Corp’s Rocanville mine.

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