The Chief Executive of UK Coal has warned that the extent of the damage caused by the underground fire at Daw Mill Colliery, will decide the future of 650 jobs.
Kevin McCullough says that the mine is being starved of oxygen, yet expects the fire to rage for months.
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Sunday should start off dry and bright with sunny periods.
A touch of ground frost possible in sheltered parts by morning.
Despite receiving treatment at the scene, the man was pronounced dead shortly after.