Two miners, a laborer and a motorman were injured about 9 a.m. today at the No. 9 mine of the Coaldale Mining Co.
They were on the third level when they were knocked down by a rush of air, a colliery source said.
Three of the men were admitted to the Coaldale State Hospital. They are: Edward Zarsky, 48, of 136 West Ridge St., Lansford; Alex Gardiner, 55, of 114 East Snyder Ave., Lansford; and James Evans, 37, of 9 West Moyer Ave., Coaldale.
The fourth man, James Partel, 705 East Ridge St., Lansford, was treated by Dr. Marvin Evans, company physician.