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Dounreay PFR sodium fire

8th October 2014

Photograph of Dounreay PFR sodium fire

At around 01:30hrs on Wednesday 7th october 2014 there was a small fire in the PFR sodium tank farm.

The Dounreay Fire Brigade was called immediately and the area was made safe.

The fire was quickly extinguished and the area confirmed to be safe within 30 minutes.

There was no harm to personnel.

The regulators and the NDA have been informed and a local investigation will take place.

Work in the sodium tank farm has been stopped.

 

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