Fire at Korean nuclear plant goes undetected for over an hour

Employees of Kori Nuclear Power Plant practice fighting fires at their facility in June of this year.
A fire occurred in the nuclear fuel storage facilities of the Kori Nuclear Power Plant located in Kijang County, Busan City, but none of the workers was aware of it for over an hour.
 
According to the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Corporation, the fire occurred at 4:26 p.m., Nov. 11, at Kori Power Plant Unit 4, burning up a waste dryer along with some gloves and towels. It is assumed that the dryer overheated and started the fire while drying wet gloves.
Strangely enough, the firefighters in the illustration with the piece are not fighting the dryer fire. Rather, they are training for such an event in June of this year.

 

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