Exponent arrived on plant site May 16 and should complete preliminary work May 17. They have not identified a specific root cause of the fire.
No further significant structural damage has been found. The areas that sustained damage were the breakaway walls and windows in Units 1 and 2 surge bin areas and adjacent areas.
Unit 1 is estimated to return to service June 1. Unit 2 will likely extend its scheduled eight week maintenance outage from its original return-to-service date of May 26 to June 8.
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May 14: No injuries at Laramie River Station fire
May 15: Fire damage assessment ongoing at Laramie River Station