Kevin Stricklin, administrator for coal at the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, points to rescue chambers within the Upper Big Branch Mine-South in Raleigh County at a midnight press conference. Two hours later, Stricklin and other officials said 25 miners had died.
The road where emergency workers first entered the Upper Big Branch Mine-South in Raleigh County, near the small town of Eunice. Later Monday, workers were moved to another entrance.
Emergency vehicles leave the entrance to Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine on Monday.