Bear Run Mine employee hurt in fire


An employee was hurt in an incident at Bear Run Mine in Sullivan County Monday morning.

Peabody Energy Communications Director Charlene Murdock confirms to WTWO News that the employee was involved in a welding fire.

Murdock says the employee was transferred to a regional medical facility for treatment.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration was notified and an investigation is underway.

Peabody Energy is not releasing any further information at this time.

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