Mine Rescue competition starts tomorrow in Fernie

The National Western Mine Rescue competition will be held in Fernie on September 6 and 7.

The National Western Mine Rescue competition will be held in Fernie on September 6 and 7.

Provincial and Territorial Surface and Underground Mine Rescue winners from Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon and Northwest Territories/Nunavut, as well as the winning surface and underground teams from the Northwestern United States, will participate in the eleventh biennial competition. Each team participates in five tasks including first aid, fire and smoke simulation, rope task and a written exam.