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One dead in fire at Progress Station

Another unfortunate accident to report from Antarctica: A fire broke out October 5 at the Russian Progress station, killing one construction worker and seriously injuring two others.

“All the radio equipment was destroyed. One of the station’s construction workers… died, and two others received serious fractures and injuries”

according to expedition leader Valery Lukin.


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Progress Station (Photo: Hannes Grobe, Alfred Wegener Institute)
Progress Station (Photo: Hannes Grobe, Alfred Wegener Institute)
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