Hanford Nuclear Site Fires Above Electrical Substation

14 08 2016

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For whatever reasons these fires seem to be going unreported. They are burning above what seems to be the Midway electrical substation on the edge of the Hanford Nuclear site. This substation presumably still provides power for the Hanford Nuclear site.
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  coordinates
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  Midway Substation
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  Midway Substation BPA
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  Midway Substation BPA
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  reactor B
Hanford area fires August 13 2016
Latitude: 46.617, Longitude: -119.754, Detection Date: 13 Aug 2016, Detection Time: 20:38 UTC, Confidence: 89, Sensor: Aqua MODIS, Source: SSEChttp://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/index.php Columbia Generating Station icon and B-Reactor exported from their respective Wikipedia pages: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_Generating_Station
Hanford Site Map PNNL for DOE

1945 July 16 B Reactor plutonium used in world’s first nuclear explosion. (Trinity Test Site, New Mexico) 1945 August 9 B Reactor plutonium used in Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japanhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B_Reactor

It appears that the fires are burning above BPA’s Midway Power substation. On Sunday, April 14, 1991 The Seattle Times reported in “Town For Sale At Ghostly Midway Station“that “The substation, which furnishes power to…

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