Mystery fire at Ft. Calhoun nuke plant: Disabled ability to cool spent fuel pool — Feds sending special team of inspectors to learn more — Reactor will not restart until cause determined

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
By Paul Martin
September 12th, 2011

Nuke plant fire gets closer look, Omaha World Herald by Nancy Gaarder, September 12, 2011:

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is sending a special team of inspectors to Nebraska to learn more about a fire at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station not long after flooding […]

The Omaha Public Power District, which owns the plant, has said that it does not believe the June 8 fire was related to flooding […]

The fire briefly disabled the plant’s ability to cool its spent fuel pool. […]

Regulators have said the plant not resume operations until officials know what caused the fire. […]

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