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Mine Disasters in the United States

Fremont Consolidated Gold Mine Fire

Drytown, California
November 30, 1907
No. Killed - 11

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A fire that occurred in this mine resulted in the death of 11 miners.  They were lowered onto the shaft after the noon hour, but no one was aware of the fire.  The skip jammed in the shaft, and only 2 of the 13 men in the skip escaped.

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