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Foresight Evacuates Workers After Fire Detected at Mine

Foresight Energy LP, a coal producer that held an initial public offering last month, said workers were evacuated without injury from an Illinois mine after a fire was detected underground.

High carbon dioxide levels indicating a blaze were identified at the Deer Run mine near the town of Hillsboro at about 7:30 p.m. local time July 15, Foresight said today in a statement.