All 28 miners rescued from New Zealand gold mine; fire kept some trapped for 7 hours.

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    Mr Wilson said all the miners had followed procedure by heading to rescue chambers when the fire broke out. "In coal mines you get out. In gold mines you wait it out ... and another two on stand-by. The New Zealand Mines Rescue Service had also offered ...
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  • Rescued: 28 trapped miners from New Zealand gold mine
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  • All 28 miners rescued from New Zealand gold mine after fire; some were trapped for 7 hours
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Twenty-eight miners were rescued from a New Zealand gold mine Tuesday after a fire trapped the men underground for up to seven hours. A truck engine caught fire early Tuesday at the Trio mine in the North Island town of Waihi.
    07/16/2012 - 11:13 pm | View Link
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    Thirteen of the 28 miners trapped underground after a fire at a New Zealand gold mine have emerged safely. The miners were trapped in three refuge areas underground since a truck engine fire was reported at 5am today. The remaining 15 men underground are ...
    07/16/2012 - 10:21 pm | View Link
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