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Enviro-Mich message from kcumbow <kcumbow@greatlakes.net>
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From: "Michael J. Keegan" <mkeegan@foxberry.net>


Subject: Fire in Cable Room at Palisades
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 09:58:45 -0500


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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39678   
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| FACILITY: PALISADES                REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE:
03/18/2003|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME:
21:05[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE                               |EVENT DATE:       
03/18/2003|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:       
20:47[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TROY POLHAMUS                |LAST UPDATE DATE: 
03/18/2003|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  MIKE RIPLEY                 
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+------------------------------------------------+PERSON         
ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          ALERT                 |JAMES CREED          R3  
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|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |JIM DYER             R3  
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|AAEC 50.72(a) (1) (i)    EMERGENCY DECLARED     |STUART RICHARDS      NRR 
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|                                                |NADER MAMISH         IRO 
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|                                                |ROY ZIMMERMAN        NSIR
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|                                                |M. DUNKER            FEMA
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+--------------
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX
MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+--------------
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|1     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling    
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                                   EVENT TEXT                              
    
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| ALERT DECLARED DUE TO FIRE IN CABLE SPREADING ROOM                       
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|                                                                          
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| The licensee declared an alert at 2047 EST due to a fire in the cable    
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| spreading room which started at 2037 EST.  The fire was declared out by
2130 |
| EST in response to deenergizing 480 volt AC load center # 12.            
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| Preliminarily, the fire appears to have occurred within the breaker      
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| compartment on load center #12 supplying Charging Pump 55A .  Plant      
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| conditions remains stable with shutdown cooling continuing in service.   
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| There were no releases or other offsite consequences.                    
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|                                                                          
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| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                        
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|                                                                          
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| * * * * UPDATE RECEIVED FROM J. MIKSA BY M. RIPLEY AT 2326 EST 03/18/03 *
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| * *                                                                      
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|                                                                          
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| The licensee terminated the alert at 2326 EST on 03/18/03.               
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|                                                                          
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| Notified R3DO (J. Creed), NRR EO (S. Richards), DIRO (N. Mamish), FEMA   
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| (Watch Officer), DHS (S. Tull)                                           
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