Fire at Arkansas nuclear plant contained - report

Mon Dec 9, 2013 11:14am EST

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Dec 9 (Reuters) - A fire at a nuclear plant in Arkansas operated by Entergy Corp is contained, local media reported on Monday, citing a company spokeswoman.

The Courier News newspaper reported the fire broke out in a transformer at the plant, near the town of Russellville, and that Unit 2 was down, while Unit 1 was still operational. The newspaper also reported a possible explosion at the site.

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