Unauthorized person scales fence at McGuire Nuclear Power Plant on New Years

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Power Reactor Event Number: 47565
Facility: MCGUIRE
Region: 2 State: NC
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: AL YODER
HQ OPS Officer: PETE SNYDER
Notification Date: 01/01/2012
Notification Time: 05:00 [ET]
Event Date: 01/01/2012
Event Time: 04:06 [EST]
Last Update Date: 01/01/2012
Emergency Class: UNUSUAL EVENT
10 CFR Section:
50.72(a) (1) (i) – EMERGENCY DECLARED
Person (Organization):
ALAN BLAMEY (R2DO)
JOHN LUBINSKI (NRR)
JIM WHITNEY (ILTA)
JEFFERY GRANT (IRD)
DAN GATES (DHS)
STEVE HOWELL (FEMA)
Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
2 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
NOTICE OF UNUSUAL EVENT DUE TO A SECURITY INCIDENT

At approximately 0335 EST security observed an unauthorized individual climb over the owner controlled area fence. Site security responded and contacted local law enforcement. At 0406 EST, the site declared a Notice of Unusual Event.

After turning the individual over to law enforcement and conducting a complete check of the area, the Unusual Event was terminated at 0502 EST.

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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