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Monday, December 9, 2013

Fire at Nuclear One under control

Posted By on Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 12:33 PM

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The River Valley Leader reports that a transformer fire outside Unit 2 of Arkansas Nuclear One power plant in Russellville has been contained and Unit 2 has been shut down. No injuries have been reported. Unit 1 is still in operation.

An explosion was called in at 7:50 a.m. to Pope County 911 after a neighbor heard an explosion and heard the ground shake, according to an earlier report.. Entergy is investigating the case of the fire.

 

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