Astravets: fire at construction site of nuclear power plant
A fire happened at the nuclear power plant
construction site in Astravets at 6
a.m. on 12 February, but information about it was spread
According to construction workers, a trailer at the
security area of the construction site took fire. Specialists suppose a
possible cause of the fire could be a wiring problem, RFE/RL reports.
Construction workers’ belongings kept in the trailer are reported to have been burnt. The preliminary damage of the fire is estimated at about 10 million rubles. A special commission has been created to investigate the incident.
The Astravets department of the Emergency Ministry says no human losses were recorded.