Radiation News: 7/2/2011 Transformer explodes at Tricastin nuclear power plant in Southern France

7/2/2011 Transformer explodes at Tricastin nuclear power plant in Southern France

Date: 7/2/2011

I could not find any English reports on the fire so I piped some German and French articles through Google Translate. Following are the results.

From Der Standard:

France

Explosion in Atomkraftwerk Tricastin

02. July 2011 19:20

Fire brought under control

Paris – In the southern French nuclear plant Tricastin it came to French media reports of an explosion. A fire had broken out, but this has been brought under control in the afternoon, it said on the website of the newspaper “Dauphine Libere.” People were not injured. The explosion is said to have occurred in a transformer outside the nuclear zone. (APA)

via Radiation News: 7/2/2011 Transformer explodes at Tricastin nuclear power plant in Southern France.

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