There has been a mine collapse at the Rhino Mine in Huntington Canyon. В We have a reporter en route to the mine site. В We will post more information as soon as it becomes available. В Following is a Press Release from the Emery County Sheriff’s Office.
MINE CAVE-IN AT RHINO MINE IN EMERY COUNTY
Bear Canyon вЂ“ West of Huntington, UT вЂ“ March 22, 2013 @ 1512 hrs.
Emery County SheriffвЂ™s Office Dispatch received an emergency call of a mine cave-in at the Rhino Mine in Bear Canyon 10 miles west of Huntington, Utah. The call came in at 1512 hrs reporting that two coal miners were buried in the cave-in. Emery County SheriffвЂ™s Office personnel as well as two ambulances were dispatched to the scene. One coal miner has been rescued and transported by ambulance to Castleview Hospital in Price. Rescue efforts are underway for the second coal miner. Injuries are unknown at this time.