Multiple crews battle large fire at mining site

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A large fire at a mining site near the Virginia - Kentucky state line required multiple emergency crews to respond.

According to the Appalachia Fire Department, a crew was sent to a mining site in the Roda area Friday night.

They say it was a large tire fire involving mining equipment.

They say there was no water supply available in the area, so the Coeburn Fire Department was called in for backup.

The Coeburn crews brought two additional tankers .

The fire was eventually controlled and put out.

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