PARIS Feb 1 French state-controlled utility EDF
said on Tuesday that a fire in a building at its
Cattenom nuclear plant in the northeast of the country has had
no impact on the industrial section of the installation and has
EDF said the fire broke out around 2100 GMT in a temporary
administrative building and fire services promptly intervened.
"The fire had no impact on the safety of the personnel of
the plant or to the safety of the installations," EDF said in
"This structure is located away from the industrial and the
nuclear part of the installations," EDF said.
The Cattenom plant has four nuclear reactors with a capacity
of 1,300 megawatts each.
EDF said it had informed officials in France and
neighbouring countries. Cattenom is near the border with
Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany.
(Reporting by Bate Felix; Editing by Toni Reinhold)