Fire out at mine in Arctic Sweden

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The city of Kiruna in Sweden's Arctic.
The city of Kiruna in Sweden’s Arctic. About 300 workers were in the Kiruna mine at the time a fire broke out 740 metres underground. (Olivier Morin, AFP)
A fire at the LKAB mine in the city of Kiruna in Sweden’s Arctic has been put out. No one was injured in the blaze that broke out in a truck 740 metres underground at around 3:00 PM local time.

There were around 300 people in the mine at the time.

The vehicle reportedly caught fire in a repair area for trucks used to move explosives.

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