On Monday evening, April 29 at the Rovno nuclear power plant caught fire transformer.
This was reported in the State GSCHS Rivne region.
As noted, at 21:07 fire occurred in an open area of the transformer switchgear.
".. In 22 hours 05 minutes Force GSCHS fire extinguished radiation background in the normal range, the victims and survivors there." – said in a statement.
To fire extinguishing brought 36 and 10 units.
The commentary edition "Ukrainian Truth", the Head of Information and Public Relations of Rivne NPP Peter Kratik stressed that there is no danger to the surrounding areas.
"On the international scale of nuclear events in the & # 39; sites that event has an index of 0. radiation and environmental condition has not changed", – he said.
Recall, more about the danger to the Ukrainian nuclear power plants, see the article "apostrophe": Atoms for Peace in danger: why Ukraine urgently need help.