Event Notification Report for March 25, 2021

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Operations Center

EVENT REPORTS FOR
03/24/2021 - 03/25/2021

EVENT NUMBERS
55153
Power Reactor
Event Number: 55153
Facility: Turkey Point
Region: 2     State: FL
Unit: [] [4] []
RX Type: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP
NRC Notified By: Mark Formoso
HQ OPS Officer: Kerby Scales
Notification Date: 03/24/2021
Notification Time: 22:06 [ET]
Event Date: 03/24/2021
Event Time: 21:29 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 03/24/2021
Emergency Class: Unusual Event
10 CFR Section:
50.72(a) (1) (i) - Emergency Declared
Person (Organization):
MILLER, MARK (R2)
GOTT, WILLIAM (IR)
FELTS, RUSSELL (NRR EO)
Power Reactor Unit Info
Unit SCRAM Code RX Crit Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
4 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
Event Text
EN Revision Imported Date: 3/25/2021

EN Revision Text: NOTICE OF UNUSUAL EVENT DECLARED DUE TO FIRE ALARM IN CONTAINMENT

An Unusual Event was declared at Turkey Point Unit 4 Nuclear Generating Station at 2129 EDT on 03/24/2021 due to a Fire Alarm in Containment. The licensee was not able to validate the alarm within 15 minutes. Following containment entry there was not smoke or fire present.

At 2214 EDT, Turkey Point Unit 4 Nuclear Generating Station terminated the Unusual Event.

The cause of the spurious fire alarm is under investigation.

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

Notified IRD MOC (Gott), NRR EO (Felts), R2DO (Miller), DHS SWO, FEMA Operations Center, CISA Central, FEMA NWC (email), DHS Nuclear SSA (email), and FEMA NRCC SASC (email).