This is so sad. That mine is about 40 miles from where I live.
http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/89943497.htmlJULIAN, WV (WSAZ) -- A statement released from Massey Energy at 1:50 a.m. confirms there have been 25 fatalities at its Upper Big Branch Mine, resulting from a tragic explosion.
Two miners were taken to local hospitals for treatment and four miners are still missing, according to the news release.
A spokesperson says rescue efforts are currently suspended due to conditions underground, but rescue efforts will resume as soon as conditions allow.