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Event Notification Report for August 17, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           08/16/2000 - 08/17/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37173  37214  37223  37229  37230  37231  37232  

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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   37173       |
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| FACILITY: PORTSMOUTH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT   |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/17/2000|
|   RXTYPE: URANIUM ENRICHMENT FACILITY          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 23:18[EDT]|
| COMMENTS: 2 DEMOCRACY CENTER                   |EVENT DATE:        07/17/2000|
|           6903 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE                 |EVENT TIME:        13:35[EDT]|
|           BETHESDA, MD 20817    (301)564-3200  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/16/2000|
|    CITY:  PIKETON                  REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+
|  COUNTY:  PIKE                      STATE:  OH |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|LICENSE#:  GDP-2                 AGREEMENT:  N  |MICHAEL PARKER       R3      |
|  DOCKET:  0707002                              |M. WAYNE HODGES      NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFF CASTLE                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DICK JOLLIFFE                |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NBNL                     RESPONSE-BULLETIN      |                             |
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| NRC BULLETIN 91-01, 24 HOUR REPORT -                                         |
|                                                                              |
| At 1335 on 07/17/00, it was discovered that an NCSA mass control was lost in |
| a compressor seal can storage area in the X-330 building. Two seal cans were |
| identified to contain more items than specifically permitted by              |
| NCSA-0330_003.A02 requirement #4 which states:  "Only one seal set shall be  |
| in each seal can."  One seal can was discovered to contain two seal sets and |
| a second seal can was discovered to contain one seal with several (3 or 4)   |
| additional seal parts.  This deficiency was discovered during recovery       |
| activities for NCS event report PTS-00-065 (NRC Event Number #37172)         |
| involving a spacing violation of NCSA-0330_003.A02, requirement #8.          |
|                                                                              |
| This event resulted in the loss of one control (mass) of the double          |
| criticality control principle.  NCS interaction and enrichment control was   |
| maintained throughout this event.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| NCSA-0330_003.A02 requirement #4 compliance was restored at 1415 when the    |
| extra seal and seal parts were stored individually in seal cans under NCS    |
| Engineering guidance.  Complete compliance with NCSA-0330_003.A02 (refer to  |
| NCS event #PTS-00-065) was established at 1705.                              |
|                                                                              |
| SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE OF EVENT:                                                |
|                                                                              |
| The safety significance of this event is low.  NCSE-0330_003.101 analyzes    |
| greater than safe mass in a group of seal cans.  In this analysis it states  |
| that with an enrichment limit of 15% U-235, the amount of uranium in a seal  |
| can would have to be exceeded by 4.6 times the normal amount to reach the    |
| minimum critical mass.  In this event two seal cans were found to be double  |
| loaded.  Assuming that both overloaded seal cans were next to each other,    |
| the mass in the cans is less than the minimum critical mass.  Note: these    |
| cans were found because the group they were in was being moved to correct a  |
| spacing violation between two other seal can groups. The overloaded seal     |
| cans were not directly involved in the spacing violation.                    |
|                                                                              |
| POTENTIAL CRITICALITY PATHWAYS INVOLVED [BRIEF SCENARIO(S) OF HOW            |
| CRITICALITY COULD OCCUR]:                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| For a criticality to occur, the seal cans would have to have more than a     |
| double batch and the enrichment exceed 15% U-235.                            |
|                                                                              |
| CONTROLLED PARAMETERS (MASS, MODERATION, (GEOMETRY, CONCENTRATION, ETC):     |
|                                                                              |
| The controlled parameters in this case are mass, enrichment and              |
| interaction.                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| ESTIMATED AMOUNT, ENRICHMENT, FORM OF LICENSED MATERIAL (INCLUDE PROCESS     |
| LIMIT AND % WORST CASE OF CRITICAL MASS):                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The total amount of uranium in the 47 seal cans involved (including the two  |
| overloaded cans) is estimated to be 1715 grams uranium or 257.3 grams of     |
| U-235.  The maximum enrichment for this NCSA is limited to 15% U-235 and the |
| form of the material is dry UO2F2.                                           |
|                                                                              |
| NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY CONTROL(S) OR CONTROL SYSTEM(S) AND DESCRIPTION   |
| OF THE FAILURES OR DEFICIENCIES:                                             |
|                                                                              |
| The NCS mass control was lost in this case.  Only one seal is allowed to be  |
| placed In a seal can.                                                        |
|                                                                              |
| CORRECTIVE ACTIONS TO RESTORE SAFETY SYSTEM AND WHEN EACH WAS IMPLEMENTED:   |
|                                                                              |
| At 1415, NCSA-0330_ 003.A02 compliance was restored. The extra seal parts    |
| were removed and stored individually in separate seal storage cans.          |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector and the DOE Site Representative were notified of  |
| this event.                                                                  |
|                                                                              |
| PTS-2000-03534      PR-PTS-00-066                                            |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE AT 1252 ON 8/2/00, BY SISLER RECEIVED BY WEAVER * * *           |
|                                                                              |
| On 8/2/00 at 0035 hours maintenance personnel performing walkdown            |
| verifications for NRC Event PTS-00-066 discovered a seal can containing      |
| several pieces of seals that were more than volume of one seal.  Compliance  |
| was re-established at 0250hrs under NCS Engineering guidance.  The various   |
| seal parts were separated into three seal cans and properly stored per the   |
| NCSA.  At the time of this Update, a 100% Walkdown of all Seal Cans in       |
| storage is in progress.                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.  The operations center     |
| notified the RDO(Creed); EO (Hickey)                                         |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE ON 8/16/00 @ 0756 BY VANDERPOOL TO GOULD * * *                  |
|                                                                              |
| On 8/15/00 @ 2150 hours maintenance personnel performing walkdown            |
| verification for NRC Event PTS.00-066 discovered a seal can containing       |
| several pieces of seals that involved more volume than that of one seal.     |
| Compliance was re-established at 0032 hours on 08/16/00 under NCS            |
| Engineering guidance.  The various seal parts were separated into the        |
| appropriate seal cans and properly stored per the NCSA.  At the time of this |
| update, a 100% walkdown of all seal cans In storage Is in progress.          |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified along with the DOE Representative.   |
|                                                                              |
| The Reg 3 RDO(Jacobson) and NMSS EO(Piccone) were notified.                  |
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!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37214       |
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| FACILITY: PERRY                    REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/08/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  OH |NOTIFICATION TIME: 21:35[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        08/08/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        18:44[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FREDERICK SMITH              |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/16/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RONALD GARDNER       R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       99       Power Operation  |99       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| AUTOSTART OF ANNULUS EXHAUST GAS TREATMENT SYSTEM FAN DURING TESTING         |
|                                                                              |
| "During performance of surveillance testing, the lifting of an incorrect     |
| lead caused a low flow condition on the in service AEGTS fan. This caused    |
| the auto start of the standby AEGTS fan. No low flow alarm was received on   |
| the in service fan, but the system functioned properly."                     |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector has been informed of this event by the licensee.  |
|                                                                              |
| * * * RETRACTION ON 08/16/00 AT 1435 ET BY KEN RUSSELL TAKEN BY MACKINNON *  |
| * *                                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The low flow signal which started the Annulus Exhaust Gas Treatment System   |
| fan is not an ESF signal.  Therefore, this event is being retracted since    |
| the autostart did not occur based on a valid ESF signal.  R3DO (John         |
| Jacobson) notified.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of the retraction by the licensee.   |
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!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37223       |
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| FACILITY: MCGUIRE                  REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/14/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 07:42[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/14/2000|
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  WESLEY HILL                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/16/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |ANNE BOLAND          R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AOUT 50.72(b)(1)(ii)(B)  OUTSIDE DESIGN BASIS   |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| BOTH TRAINS OF HIGH PRESSURE INJECTION DECLARED INOPERABLE                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee, in the process of a routine train swap between the 1B nuclear  |
| volume control (NV) pump and the 1A NV pump, the 1B discharge check valve    |
| did not fully seat.  Flow from the 1A NV pump was being returned through the |
| 1B NV pump to the suction header.  This could have affected the capability   |
| of both of the NV pumps to perform their required actions in the event that  |
| high head injection to the reactor coolant system was needed.  Both pumps    |
| were declared inoperable at 0658 EDT which made the high head injection      |
| system inoperable.  The discharge valve on the 1B NV pump was shut at 0710   |
| EDT to restore the 1A NV pump to operable.                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The method to be used to restore the 1B NV pump to operable is being         |
| considered.                                                                  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.                   |
|                                                                              |
| * * *  RETRACTION ON 08/16/00 AT 1711 ET BY T. HEAFNER TAKEN BY MACKINNON *  |
| * *                                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| "Subsequent to the report, further evaluation determined that the calculated |
| back flow through the 1B NV pump would not have prevented proper starting    |
| and operation of that pump.  Consequently, that pump was capable of          |
| performing it's safety function.  With one NV pump operable, there is        |
| sufficient injection flow capacity to the reactor coolant system during the  |
| event.  In addition, for the short time that the 1A NV pump was inoperable,  |
| it was not required to assume a single failure of the 1B NV pump during an   |
| event.  Consequently, McGuire Nuclear Station was not outside it's design    |
| basis and Event Report 37223 is retracted." NRC R2DO (Paul Fredrickson)      |
| notified.                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this event retraction by the      |
| licensee.                                                                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37229       |
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| FACILITY: HATCH                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/16/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  GA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:15[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        08/16/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:30[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  PAUL UNDERWOOD               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/16/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |PAUL FREDRICKSON     R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|NLCO                     TECH SPEC LCO A/S      |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| UNIT 1 DECLARED HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION (HPCI) INOPERABLE DUE TO A   |
| FAILURE DURING SURVEILLANCE TESTING                                          |
|                                                                              |
| "While performing weekly exercise per Operating Order 00-01-0200S, High      |
| Pressure Coolant Injection turbine stop valve failed to close when trip      |
| solenoid pushbutton was depressed.                                           |
|                                                                              |
| "High Pressure Coolant Injection was declared inoperable.                    |
|                                                                              |
| "Cause of turbine stop valve failure to close is under investigation."       |
|                                                                              |
| With HPCI inoperable, Unit 1 entered a 14 day LCO Action Statement.  Both    |
| Maintenance and Engineering are evaluating corrective actions.  The licensee |
| will inform the NRC Resident Inspector.                                      |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37230       |
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| REP ORG:  NORTH CAROLINA DIV OF RAD PROTECTIO  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/16/2000|
|LICENSEE:  QUALITY NDE/JANX                     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:26[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ROARING RIVER            REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        08/16/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NC |EVENT TIME:        10:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  0851117-1             AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/16/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |PAUL FREDRICKSON     R2      |
|                                                |JOSIE PICCONE        NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ALBRIGHT                     |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| The North Carolina Division of Radiation Protection reported a radiography   |
| camera with a disconnected source..                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The state discovered, while reviewing records, they had mis-filed an         |
| incident report from a licensee reporting a source had disconnected on a     |
| Source Production and Equipment Co. (SPEC) model #150 serial #316            |
| radiography camera.   This occurred when Quality NDE(currently Janx) was     |
| performing work in Roaring River, N.C. and while they were retrieving the    |
| source to its shielded position, the drive cable broke at the gearbox.  The  |
| licensee followed emergency procedures and brought  two more radiographers   |
| to the site and retrieved the source to the shielded position manually.      |
| Readings of 2mr/hr @ 6" were measured when the source was retracted to the   |
| shielded position.  The source(#EH1804) at the time of the                   |
| incident(01/18/99) measured 25 curies @ Iridium-192 and it was disposed      |
| 3/99.  The individuals involved in the recovery of the source received an    |
| actual dose of <8 millirem.  The licensee had filed this incident report on  |
| 02/09/99 with the State, which was within the required time.                 |
|                                                                              |
| N.C. incident report #00-33                                                  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37231       |
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| FACILITY: GRAND GULF               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/16/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MS |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:22[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        08/16/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:10[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHARLES BOTTEMILLER          |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/16/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |CHUCK PAULK          R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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|                                                |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| A contract supervisor tested positive for alcohol during random testing.     |
| His access was immediately suspended.  Review of his work determined that    |
| their was no impact on plant safety.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this event by the licensee.       |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37232       |
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| FACILITY: FARLEY                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/16/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  AL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:59[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/16/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:25[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  G RHODES                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/16/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          ALE                   |PAUL FREDRICKSON     R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |WILLIAM BECKNER      NRR     |
|                                                |FRANK CONGEL         IRO     |
|                                                |BARDEN               FEMA    |
|                                                |YATES                DOE     |
|                                                |LORI THOMAS          USDA    |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| SMOKE SEEN COMING FROM "2C" SERVICE WATER PUMP MOTOR                         |
|                                                                              |
| "2C" Service Water Pump (swing) motor was seen having smoke coming from it.  |
| On site fire brigade was sent out to the Service Water building and          |
| extinguished the fire at 1609 CT.  The licensee declared an Alert at 1625 CT |
| due to the potential of the fire affecting ECCS equipment.  No offsite       |
| assistance was needed and no other equipment onsite was damaged by the fire. |
| Service Water Pumps "2A", "2B", "2D", & "2E" remain in service.  All         |
| Emergency Core Cooling Systems are fully operable if needed.                 |
|                                                                              |
| Fire Alarm for Service Water pump was received in control room at 1548 CT.   |
| A  person was immediately dispatched to investigate the alarm. Person        |
| reported back to control room at 1552 CT that smoke was coming from "2C"     |
| Service Water motor.  Licensee entered AOP 29 (Plant Fire) at 1552 CT.  At   |
| 1555 CT "2C" Service Water Pump tripped for unknown reason.  Service Water   |
| pump flow was degraded for approximately 15 seconds at which time another    |
| Service Water pump was placed in service.  Lowest service water pressure     |
| reached was 70 psi (min pressure is 60 psi).  At 1609 CT  report received    |
| that fire had been extinguished using carbon dioxide.  1616 CT AOP 29 was    |
| exited.   The licensee notified state and local officials of entering Alert  |
| classification.                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was in the control room during the event.         |
|                                                                              |
| NRC Operation Center was notified by Brad Grinstead of the Alabama           |
| Department of Public Health and by Kerri Seber of the Florida State Warning  |
| Point of the Farley Unit 2 Alert.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE ON 08/16/00 AT 1845 ET BY G RHODES TAKEN BY MACKINNON * * *     |
|                                                                              |
| Alert was terminated at 1736 CT due to fire being out and all systems        |
| operating properly.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| NRC R2DO (Paul Fredrickson), Acting DEDR (Ellis Merschoff), IRO (Frank       |
| Congel), NRR EO (Bill Beckner),  NRC PAO (Bill Beecher), NRR (Roy            |
| Zimmerman), EDO STAFF (Mark Satorius), NRC RCT (John Jolicoeur), FEMA        |
| (Belcher), DOE (Yates), USDA (Lori Thomas), EPA Reg IV (Runge), and HHS      |
| (Burger), notified.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was onsite in control room during this event.     |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE ON 08/16/00 AT 2031 ET BY G. RHODES TAKEN BY MACKINNON * * *    |
|                                                                              |
| "At 1625 [CT] FNP staff declared an Alert Emergency classification based on  |
| criteria found in site procedures.  The 2C Service Water Pump motor had      |
| faulted resulting in a small fire in the Service Water Intake Structure.     |
| The Site Fire Brigade responded and the fire was extinguished promptly.  No  |
| other equipment was damaged.  The FNP Unit 2 Service Water system has 5      |
| pumps and requires 2 pumps per train (4 pumps total) to ensure that system   |
| design functions are met.  The 2C Service Water Pump is a swing pump that    |
| can be aligned to either train.  The remaining four Unit 2 Service Water     |
| pumps are currently operable and in service.                                 |
|                                                                              |
| "The FNP staff has assessed this event.  No plant personnel were injured and |
| only limited damage to plant equipment as described above occurred.  There   |
| was no affect on the health and safety of the general public and no release  |
| of radiation.  The Alert was terminated at 1736 [CT].  Both Units are        |
| continuing to operate at 100% power."                                        |
|                                                                              |
| R2DO (Paul Fredrickson) & IRO (Congel) notified.                             |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this update by the licensee.      |
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