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Information on the Event at Flamanville NPP in France
According to the official report of the IAEA, on 9 February 2017 at about 10:15 a.m. by CET, an explosion occurred in the turbine hall of Flamanville NPP Unit 1 (France), which caused a fire.
The fire was eliminated on 12:00 p.m. Medical assistance was provided to five workers, significant damage was not detected.
Radioactive releases to the environment were not registered. Flamanville NPP Unit 1 continued operation to 15:00, then its shutdown was planned according to the established procedures.
Currently, the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) implements measures to clarify and investigate causes of the event.
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