United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Bulletin 75-04B: Cable Fire at Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station



BL75004B 

IE Bulletin No. 75-04B                                    November 3, 1975 

CABLE FIRE AT BROWNS FERRY NUCLEAR POWER STATION  

The review by the NRC of the consequences of the fire at the Browns Ferry 
Nuclear Power Station is continuing. Reports of fire protection inspections 
performed by groups or organizations other than the NRC and actions taken or
planned by licensees as a result of these other fire protection inspections 
will be of particular value in this continuing review of the status of 
operating, plants and determination of any actions which may be appropriate.

ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY LICENSEES: 

1.   If fire protection inspections (other than those performed by NRC) have
     been made at your licensed operating facilities since March 22, 1975, 
     please forward to this office, within 30 days: 

     a.   A copy of all reports or any other documentation relating to the 
          fire protection inspections, dates of inspections and by whom 
          performed. 

     b.   A description of any actions taken or planned - showing dates for 
          actions - as a result of findings or recommendations from the fire
          protection inspections or, if appropriate, your position relative 
          to the results of the inspections performed. 

2.   If no fire protection inspections (other than those performed by NRC) 
     have been performed at your licensed operating facilities since March 
     22, 1975, please forward this office:  

     a.   Within 15 days, your plans and schedules for the performance of 
          fire protection inspections at your licensed operating facilities 
          within the next year. 

     b.   Within 30 days following completion of each of the inspections 
          planned (Item 2.a. above), (1) a copy of all reports or other 
          documentation relating to each fire protection inspection, dates 
          of inspections and by whom performed, and (2) a description of 
          actions taken or planned - showing dates for actions - as a result
          of findings or recommendations from the inspections or, if 
          appropriate, your position relative to the results of the 
          inspections performed. 

3.   Provide directly to the Director, Division of Reactor Inspection 
     Programs, NRC, Washington, D. C. 20555, a copy of all information 
     submitted in response to this Bulletin. 
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