Flames and black smoke near reactor No. 4 — TEPCO not sure if fire extinguished completely (PHOTO)

Published: April 12th, 2011 at 6:18 am ET
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Fire seen at Fukushima nuclear plant; flames no longer visible, Reuters, April 11, 2011 at 11:48pm GMT:

… A worker saw fire at a building near the No.4 reactor at around 6:38 a.m. (21:38 GMT) and a fire fighting unit of the Self Defence Forces was sent to fight the blaze, a TEPCO spokesman said.

“Flames and smoke are no longer visible but we are awaiting further details regarding whether the fire has been extinguished completely,” he said. …

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Published: April 12th, 2011 at 6:18 am ET
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5 comments to Flames and black smoke near reactor No. 4 — TEPCO not sure if fire extinguished completely (PHOTO)

  • strangelove

    Vermutlich hat man Strom eingespeist und nun versagen die elektrischen Geräte, die durch das Beben und den Tsunami eh schon zerstört wurden. Ein gutes Beispiel dafür, dass man das KKW niemals an ein Stromnetz hätte wieder anschließen können.
    Vielleicht ist es aber auch etwas anderes? ;=))


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  • Glowing potato

    Is this just normal operating procedure for a nuke plant. Like when they blew up?


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