When is a fire not a fire?

When it’s an unplanned hydrogen burn.
 
The Columbia Generating Station in Washington state reported to the NRC that it had declared an Unusual Event yesterday due to a hydrogen burn in the Unit 2 reactor building during cooling water system maintenance. The UE was terminated after four hours.

Hey, at least nobody said the word explosion.

You can read NRC Event Reports at www.nrc.gov.

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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