Fire burns ceiling of Tokai village nuclear reactor building


  • Fire burns ceiling of Tokai village nuclear reactor building

    MITO, Japan (Kyodo) -- A fire partially burned the ceiling of a building housing a nuclear reactor at the village of Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Tuesday, the prefectural government and the reactor's operator said.

    The fire broke out at around 9:30 a.m. and was extinguished two hours later, they said, adding the blaze at the research reactor facility did not result in any leakage of radiation into the environment. No one was injured.

    Source: mdn.mainichi.jp