Nuclear reactor shut down at the plant in Sweden due to fire


MOSCOW, Oct. 23 — RIA Novosti. A nuclear reactor at the nuclear power plant in Sweden has stopped temporarily due to a fire, according to the Swedish edition of the Local News, citing a spokesperson OKG — the operating company plant.

Inflammation was recorded at midnight in the engine room of reactor No. 2 nuclear power plant in Oskarshamn. The fire was quickly extinguished by employees on duty nuclear facility.

According to preliminary reports, the fire broke out because of that pass on the hot wall equipment fuel lubricant.

"Fires at the plant are always serious. The incident occurred in the engine room, and not in the reactor, "- said the director of public relations OKG Anders Osterberg.

The newspaper said the No. 2 reactor was put back into operation this week after the annual routine maintenance checks.

When will restart nuclear reactor, not reported. By only nuclear power plant in Oskarshamn in southern Sweden has three reactors.

Source: RIA Novosti

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