Small Fire Extinguished at TMI Nuclear Power Plant

 Small Fire Extinguished at TMI Nuclear Power Plant

Workers at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania declared an alert at the plant after a small fire was discovered.
A motor that circulates water to cool plant equipment overheated the evening of Oct. 5 in the auxiliary building. On-site personnel were able to put out the fire less than an hour later. It did not affect operations of Unit 1, nor did it pose a threat to public health or safety.
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