What Is Mine Fire
characteristics of an open-cut coal mine fire pollution event ,the hazelwood mine fire was not a unique event though as worldwide a large number of uncontrolled coal fires have been reported, or in some instance are still .improvement of a mine fire simulation program,abstract. smoke rollback is a dangerous threat to miners and firefighters in an underground mine fire. the ability to predict smoke rollback can greatly improve .analysis of underground coal mine fire ,however, the fire incidence rates for these states, expressed as the number of fires per million tons of coal mined, were the lowest, second lowest .fire in the hole,due to mining of its vast coal fields, fires are spreading. estimates vary, but some scientists believe that anywhere from 20 million to 200 million tons burn there .