Fire breaks out at FMG mine

 A fire has broken out at Fortescue’s Cloudbreak iron ore mine's screenhouse.

A FMG spokesperson confirmed the blaze, which erupted on Saturday.

“Fortescue Metals Group confirms that a fire occurred in the ore processing facility (OPF) at the company’s Cloudbreak mine on Saturday morning,” a spokesperson told Australian Mining.

“The fire was attended to promptly by Cloudbreak’s emergency response team and no one was injured.

“There is expected to be no material impact on production.”



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How did fire break out in the screenhouse at Cloudbreak over the weekend? Was there much damage?

Posted by Australian Mining on Sunday, 28 June 2015


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