Cliffs Natural Resources Reports Fire at LS&I Eagle Mills

CLEVELAND – Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc. announced today that at approximately 2:45 p.m. a fire broke out at Cliffs LS&I’s track maintenance building at Eagle Mills, according to a company written statement. The track maintenance building contains small equipment that helps maintain the railroad tracks.

Fire departments from Negaunee Township and the city of Negaunee responded to the scene. There was one employee working in the area at the time of the fire. That employee was evacuated safely and there are no injuries to report, the written statement noted.

The fire has been contained. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and is under investigation. Railroad operations to and from the Tilden and Empire mines will not be impacted.

See Friday’s Mining Journal for the complete story.