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Hilmar Coal Company
Hilmar No. 1 Mine Roof Fall

Ashers Fork, Kentucky
July 16, 1971
No. Killed - 3



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A series of three consecutive roof falls beginning at 2:45 p.m. near the face of No. 1 entry, 1 left section, resulted in the death of three employees and injury to three other employees.



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