A State Fire Marshal’s report on the cause of the fire in the Soudan Underground Mine is expected within a week.
An unusual state park created out of a deep underground iron mine to help preserve Minnesota’s mining history will remain closed to visitors indefinitely following a fire that broke out late last week.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a fire in the state’s oldest, deepest mine is 99 percent extinguished.
A $50-million physics laboratory operated by the University of Minnesota is being threatened by a fire burning deep in the Soudan Underground Mine State Park near Tower.
Scientists in Minnesota have discovered a place like nowhere else on earth right here in Minnesota.