Ukraine, Mykolaiv: A fire caused by a short circuit in a transformer of the South Ukraine nuclear power plant has been successfully extinguished.
The short circuit was caused by damage to the winding voltage section of the auxiliary transformer and switch block transformer. The unit was transferred to a cold shutdown state.
The South Ukraine plant, owned and operated by Energoatom, is located on the banks of the Southern Buh River in the town of Yuzhnoukrainsk, in the Mykolaiv region.
Energoatom stated there was no change to radiation levels in the vicinity of the South Ukraine plant, which remain at background levels.
Source: World Nuclear News