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» Cooling system forced to stop due to rats again

TEPCO said on April 22nd 2013 that it had to stop a cooling system in Fukushima No.1 nuclear plant due to dead rats inside a transformer.

In order for a cleanup, the cooling system was stopped for 4 hours. In March 2013, it experienced a blackout caused by rats that disabled cooling systems for about 30 hours.
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Fukushima nuke plant forced to stop cooling system for fuel pools due to dead rats (Mainichi Newspaper)

Fuel-rod cooling halted by rats at crippled Japan nuclear plant (Asahi Newspaper)


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