Monday, April 5, 2010
Explosion At WV Coal Mine
Massey Energy's Performance Coal Co. mine in Raleigh County is located about 30 miles south of Charleston. At the present time there are reported to be six dead and about 21 missing.
Five highly trained mine rescue teams from Conso Energy and Massey were on the scene as well as part of the state Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training team, MSHA spokeswoman Amy Louviere said.