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Gilberton Coal Company
No. 5 Colliery Fire

Girardville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
May 4, 1949
No. Killed 4



See also:   Gilberton Colliery Explosion, Aug. 25, 1894
Gilberton Colliery Roof Fall, Aug. 8, 1930
Gilberton Mine Explosion, Jan. 21, 1935

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