804. Duties of officials in cases of fire danger at certain coal, etc mines.

Where there is a danger or suspected danger consisting of an outbreak of fire in a mine of coal, stratified ironstone, shale or fireclay in which or in part of which the use of permitted lights only is lawful1, without prejudice to the duties of officials in cases of danger generally2, the persons in charge of any part of the mine likely to be affected3 by the fire, by its smoke or fumes, or by any explosion resulting from it, must withdraw the workmen from any place likely to be so affected, except that, if it appears to the