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Coal Mine Rescue Teams Compete

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:53:03 CDT
By: AP

Teams of mine rescuers from across the region will compete next week at a contest to show off their skills at a community college in southern Illinois.   Southeastern Illinois College is hosting the third annual Mine Rescue competition June 10 and 11. A number of teams from Illinois coal mines will compete against teams from West Virginia, Indiana and Kentucky. The competition includes first aid scenarios, equipment use, search and rescue and firefighting.

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