Event Notification Report for February 01, 2022
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
EVENT REPORTS FOR
01/31/2022 - 02/01/2022
Fuel Cycle Facility
Event Number: 55712
Facility: Nuclear Fuel Services Inc.
RX Type: Uranium Fuel Fabrication
Heu Conversion & Scrap Recovery
Naval Reactor Fuel Cycle
Leu Scrap Recovery
City: Erwin State: TN
License #: SNM-124
NRC Notified By: Danielle Rogers
HQ OPS Officer: Donald Norwood
Notification Date: 01/25/2022
Notification Time: 16:43 [ET]
Event Date: 01/25/2022
Event Time: 08:30 [EST]
Last Update Date: 01/25/2022
Emergency Class: Non Emergency
10 CFR Section:
70.50(b)(4) - Fire/Explosion
Miller, Mark (R2DO)
Fuels Group, - (EMAIL)
Helton, Shana (NMSS)
EN Revision Imported Date: 2/1/2022
EN Revision Text: CHEMICAL REACTION AND FIRE IN BOTTLE CONTAINING CLEANING MATERIAL
The following information was provided by the licensee via email:
"On January 25, 2022, at approximately 0830 EST, a chemical reaction occurred in a 2-liter bottle of cleanup material. The contents were observed smoldering which then resulted in a small fire inside a process enclosure. The container was damaged in the fire, releasing contents to the enclosure. The NFS Fire Brigade responded and successfully extinguished the fire inside the enclosure upon identification.
"No equipment damage was identified outside of the process enclosure. There were no personnel injuries, exposures, or contamination and no releases to the environment as a result of this event.
"The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector."
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