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(credit: Minnesota Interagency Fire Center)

Report: Sparks Probably Caused Minn. Mine Fire

A report says sparks produced during maintenance probably caused last month’s fire at Soudan Underground Mine State Park near Tower.

04/19/2011

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Animals Starved To Death At Dilapidated Farm

The owner of a dilapidated farm in northeastern Minnesota has been cited for animal neglect after investigators said they found half a dozen animals starved to death.

03/29/2011

(credit: Minnesota Interagency Fire Center)

Soudan Mine Park Closed For Fire Investigation

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.

03/23/2011

(credit: Minnesota Interagency Fire Center)

DNR: Soudan Mine Fire 99 Percent Out

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a fire in the state’s oldest, deepest mine is 99 percent extinguished.

03/21/2011

(Credit: DNR)

Firefighters Work To Save Expensive Mine Lab

Firefighters continued to battle the blaze that started in a mine shaft in the Soudan Underground Mine Friday by dumping hundreds of gallons of firefighting foam and thousands of gallons of water down the shaft.

03/19/2011

(credit: Minnesota Interagency Fire Center)

Physics Lab Threatened By Fire In Minn. Mine

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.

03/18/2011

(credit: CBS)

Fire In Minn.’s Soudan Mine

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.

03/18/2011

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