Pacific Gas & Electric says a small fire at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power station in California did not affect plant safety.
According to PG&E spokesman John Lindsey, the fire that occurred last week at the Central Coast plant was the result of overheating of a motorized pump that is used to clean kelp and ocean debris.
Lindsay said the on-site fire department responded but also summoned Cal Fire out of an abundance of caution. That request was then quickly canceled because the fire was already out.
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