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the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion

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Suddenly there was a bang, a smell of black damp, methane gas, and shouts of "run
We'll nivvor git hyem nee mair, thes black damp inby, nee way ti thu sky an' nee God iboot us ti care.
On the morning of March 30, 1925, the men working in the Montagu Pit were going about their work when there was a bang, a smell of black damp, (methane gas) and shouts of "Run
30am on March 30, 1925, black damp and water escaped from the old Paradise Pit which hadn't been worked for almost 80 years.
Word sore was a smell of the black damp and the word "Run" rang out.