Fire Investigation Keeps Nuclear One Unit Offline

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RUSSELLVILLE, AR — Nuclear reactor Unit 2 remains offline Tuesday after a fire broke out at the Nuclear One facility Monday morning.

Officials say the unit will remain offline as they investigate the cause of the fire and try to assess the damage.

They are also constructing a repair plan.

An auxiliary transformer at the facility caught fire early Monday morning, causing Unit 2 to be taken offline.

There were no injuries reported.

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