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Miner Is Taken To Hospital After Fire at Marshall County Mine in Cameron

CAMERON — One man was taken to Wheeling Hospital after an electrical fire at a coal mine in Cameron.

The fire started shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday at the American Consolidated Natural Resources Inc. Marshall County Mine, according to Marshall County Director of Emergency Management Tom Hart. The 911 call indicated that the team of miners, 15 people in total, had possibly suffered smoke inhalation as a result of the fire.

First responders were on scene within minutes, Hart said, with Marshall County EMS out of Cameron being first on the scene, along with the Moundsville station, Tri-State EMS and Health Team EMS.

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