"Six men were killed by firedamp in the Satanic coal mine of the Colorado Collieries Company, when they attempted to place a bulkhead on the 100-foot level of an abandoned shaft, used as an air course, to stop a fire.
The only man brought to the surface, apparently still alive, was Eugene F. Bovie, Sr., of Morrison, father of a young miner, who was overcome when he attempted to rescue his son."
Ed. Note: Cause of death was more likely carbon monoxide poisoning.
Miners that died in the incident include:
William Jones, 45
Garry E. Dunn, 37
Louis Golob, 27
Louis Dorrigatti, 43
Eugene F. Bovie, Sr., 50
Eugene F. Bovie, Jr., 25
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