Small fire reported at Eagle Mine

MARQUETTE – Lundin Mining Co. officials reported a small fire burned briefly Wednesday at the Eagle Mine in Michigamme Township.

Lundin spokesman Daniel Blondeau said the propane-fed fire occurred outside the wastewater treatment plant at the mine. The fire produced a small flame and went out by itself. Blondeau said the mining company had reported the fire to 9-1-1 dispatchers.

Lundin officials were investigating the cause of the fire Wednesday afternoon. Blondeau said the blaze was discovered at about 10 a.m.