Report of miners trapped at Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on December 14, 2011 at 11:22 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 15 at 1:14 AM

MULLAN, Idaho -- Shoshone County officials confirm there has been another incident at the Lucky Friday mine.  A call came into dispatch that miners were possibly trapped inside the mine.

According to the Sheriff's Office, emergency dispatch got a call from the mine about people trapped inside.  The Sheriff's Office can't officially confirm if there are any miners trapped, but they are responding for the worst.

Authorities don't know how severe the incident is.  The Medstar helicopter and ambulances are on standby as well as a mine rescue team.

A KREM 2 News crew will be on the scene shortly.  Stay with KREM.com and watch KREM 2 Morning News starting at 5:00 a.m. for live updates from the scene.

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