Workers were installing a piece of wire mesh inside an energized high voltage panel at Fukushima Daiichi in an attempt to prevent rats from getting into the equipment. Rats caused the days long outage last month after one crossed an electrical circuit and took out power to a large portion of the plant.
The attempt to install metal mesh on a live electrical system caused the box to ground knocking power offline to unit 3’s spent fuel pool cooling for three hours. TEPCO provided no explanation why workers were working inside a live power panel, so far no reports of anyone being injured.
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