Wildfire closes in on Los Alamos, CBS/AP, June 29, 2011:
[...] Dangerous flames inch ever-closer to the Los Alamos National Lab- fueling more concerns of a possible disaster.
A major concern is that out of control wildfires may reach thousands of containers with Plutonium-contaminated waste in them.
But authorities at the lab say the containers are safe for now, while they continue to monitor the air for any sign of radiation.
Fire Chief Doug Tucker says, “I seriously think it will be up to 100 thousand acres, God I hope not God I hope not. There is unburnt fuel out there.” [...]
Published: June 29th, 2011 at 11:18 am ET