Title: Fire crews called to Byron nuclear plant for rare, unusual event
Date: Jan 30, 2012
At 1:20 in
Spokesman: Not sure why one reactor shut down and one stayed running
At 1:25 in
Reporter: We’re hearing a loud noise… A lot of people are calling us about a loud noise. Can you tell us about that?
At 2:30 in
Spokesman: Tritium releases not a concern because it dissipates quickly
At 2:45 in
Reporter: The loud noise can you tell us about that?
Spokesman: We’ll be hearing that for hours to come… throughout the day possibly into the night
At 3:30 in
Spokesman: ‘Unusual Event’ is an emergency classification used by the NRC
At 4:20 in
Reporter: How is it that one reactor is up and one is down?
At 4:50 in
Reporter: Was a RIT?? team called into here today. Some type of emergency response team from like Ogle County?
Published: January 30th, 2012 at 6:21 pm ET