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Event Notification Report for November 17, 2004

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Event Reports For
11/16/2004 - 11/17/2004

** EVENT NUMBERS **


41200 41201

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Power Reactor Event Number: 41200
Facility: KEWAUNEE
Region: 3 State: WI
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-2-LP
NRC Notified By: AL PROKASH
HQ OPS Officer: JOHN KNOKE
Notification Date: 11/16/2004
Notification Time: 10:10 [ET]
Event Date: 11/16/2004
Event Time: 07:40 [CST]
Last Update Date: 11/16/2004
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
Person (Organization):
JAMES CREED (R3)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N N 0 Refueling 0 Refueling

Event Text

" On 11/16/04, at approximately 0740 [CST] the KNP [Kewaunee Nuclear Plant] Shift Manager was informed that the Kewaunee/Point Beach External Communications Manager received a phone call from the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel inquiring about an individual that was taken to the Two Rivers Aurora Hospital for a heat stress related condition. This was previously reported on 10/30/04 under Event #41163. The Communications Manager provided information to the individual from the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel.

" This notification is being made to inform the NRC of information provided to the media."


The licensee has notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 41201
Facility: HADDAM NECK
Region: 1 State: CT
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: CHARLES REID
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 11/16/2004
Notification Time: 10:16 [ET]
Event Date: 11/16/2004
Event Time: 09:27 [EST]
Last Update Date: 11/16/2004
Emergency Class: UNUSUAL EVENT
10 CFR Section:
50.72(a) (1) (i) - EMERGENCY DECLARED
Person (Organization):
KENNETH JENISON (R1)
HO NIEH (IRD)
CHARLIE MILLER ()
MARK ROBERTS (R1)
TERRY REIS (NRR)
HASELTON (DHS)
KUZIA (FEMA)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N N 0 Decommissioned 0 Decommissioned

Event Text

UNUSUAL EVENT DUE TO FIRE IN RCA GREATER THAN 15 MINUTES

Licensee reported hot work activities associated with demolition activities were completed at 1545 EST on 11/15/04. The fire watch had secured at 1615 on 11/15/04 after the hot work was completed for the day. At 0713 EST on 11/16/04 the smell of smoke was detected in the containment foyer. The hot work from the previous day had ignited wood cribbing and other demolition material in the containment building. The containment building was at a negative pressure and no release occurred. The fire was confirmed to be out at 0925. The fire was extinguished by the onsite fire brigade. There were no injuries to personnel. The Haddam Neck Fire Department responded to the scene, but was not required to extinguish the fire. The licensee notified the CT Department of Environmental Protection, the CT State Police, and will be contacting the NRC Region 1 Site representative.


* * * UPDATE PROVIDED BY REID TO ROTTON AT 1116 ON 11/16/04 * * *

Licensee reported that they exited the Unusual Event at 0927 - the same time that they declared the NOUE. The licensee will notify the NRC Region 1 Site Representative.

Notified R1DO (Jenison), NMSS (Miller), IRD (Nieh), NRR (Reis ), DHS ( Haselton), FEMA (Sullivan)

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