NSW Resources Regulator to investigate incident at mine near Nyngan

THE NSW Resources Regulator has launched an investigation into an incident that occurred at the Tritton Copper Mine near Nyngan around 4:30pm on Saturday afternoon.

The Resources Regulator deployed inspectors to the site after an incident that involved a fire on a haul truck in the decline to the underground workings of the mine.

A number of workers had to retreat to an underground refuge chamber, but all were safely returned to the surface by 2am Sunday.

No one was injured during the incident.

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