Fire At Daiichi Near Unit 1 & 2 Switching Station

Last night Yushi (@Yuushi420) reported fire trucks headed somewhere through Okuma and Tomioka.
bus home from 1F. I passed quite a while driving a fire truck, siren rang through Tomioka from Okuma. I wonder also happened in a fire in the warning area … also.”
(machine translated tweet)

TEPCO reported today there was a fire near the high pressure switching station for units 1 & 2.  It burned about a 20 meter by 20 meter section of grass outdoors. TEPCO claims the fire did not raise radiation levels at the plant via the plant monitoring posts.

TEPCO handout in Japanese:


Location of the fire

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