At approximately 5:45 am, a TEPCO employee discovered a fire at
the northwest corner of the Nuclear Reactor Building while transporting
a battery to the central control room of Unit 4 of Fukushima Daiichi
Nuclear Power Station.
TEPCO immediately reported this incident to the fire department and
the local government. In addition, TEPCO also contacted related parties
about this incident and began immediate preparations to extinguish
the fire. (previously announced)
However, during an inspection at approximately 6:15 am, TEPCO staff found
no signs of fire. The area will be kept under strict surveillance.