Fire out at mine in Arctic Sweden

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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