Daw Mill Colliery's future remains in doubt this morning following a fire which broke out on Friday afternoon.
Over the last year, the future of the colliery has been the subject of significant uncertainty.
The company is said to be consulting with the workforce over the coming weeks.
This fire is on a scale not seen for decades. I want to thank everyone in the mine that day for their professionalism and commitment.
It is said there is no risk or impact from the fire to residents living close to the site or above the mine.
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Gritters have been out overnight on Leicestershire’s key routes as temperatures drop.
Sunny, some ice at first. Isolated showers developing during the afternoon, falling as hail, sleet or snow.
After a frosty and icy start, there will be sunny spells through the day. Wintry showers will spread across the region with snow possible.