Montcoal, West Virginia facts for kids
Montcoal, West Virginia
|Elevation||938 ft (286 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1555151|
Coal mine explosion
Montcoal is home to the Performance Coal Company, a division of Massey Energy, Inc. On April 5, 2010, at approximately 3 pm, a methane gas explosion killed 29 mine workers, and injured 2 others.
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