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Fire in Watts Bar pump motor today brings emergency declaration

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A small fire ignited early today in one of the pump motors for TVA's newest reactor being finished at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant.The fire forced the utility to declare the lowest of emergency classifications at Watts Bar Unit 2  even before the new unit has begun producing power.

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