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“Unusual event” – fire emergency at Texas nuclear plant

ABC 13: Fire erupts at U.S. nuclear plant in Texas, emergency declared http://enenews.com/abc-13-fire-erupts-at-u-s-nuclear-power-plant-in-texas-emergency-declared
  January 9th, 2013 
Title: Fire closes part of nuclear plant; no one injured
Source: Victoria Advocate
Author: Caty Hirst
Date: January 8, 2013 
[...] “The good news is no one was injured,” said South Texas Project spokesman Buddy Eller. [...]

The fire, in Unit 2 of STP Generating Station near Bay City, was declared an “unusual event,” the lowest level of emergency classification, according to a company news release. [...]

The cause of the fire is under investigation [...]

See also: Fire strikes South Texas Project nuclear power plant transformer -AP

 

January 10, 2013 - Posted by | incidents, USA

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