389 miners rescued at Harmony Gold

Harmony Gold says a fire broke out at the mine just before 10 this morning.

FILE: Rescue workers are working to free hundreds of mineworkers. Picture: AFP.

JOHANNESBURG - In Carletonville rescue workers are working to free hundreds of mineworkers stuck underground at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine.

Harmony Gold says a fire broke out at the mine just before 10 this morning.

The mine's Pam McLoed says 97 out of 486 miners are still stuck underground.

No casualties have been reported.