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.


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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