Satsop http://www.kplu.org en Preparedness and special equipment make Seattle tunnels safe, say fire chiefs in Satsop http://www.kplu.org/post/preparedness-and-special-equipment-make-seattle-tunnels-safe-say-fire-chiefs-satsop <p>This week, the Seattle Fire Department has been in training for what might be a nightmare scenario: the possibility of fire inside a deep-bore tunnel.&nbsp; A technical rescue team has been practicing at the unfinished nuclear power plant in Satsop, west of Olympia.</p><p>About a dozen firefighters are in a huddle at the base what was designed to be a cooling tower. It’s been re-purposed into one of the nation’s premiere training grounds for urban firefighters.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:44:37 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 6758 at http://www.kplu.org Preparedness and special equipment make Seattle tunnels safe, say fire chiefs in Satsop Army fancies unfinished nuclear plant for training http://www.kplu.org/post/army-fancies-unfinished-nuclear-plant-training <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-968442.mp3</p><p>The quest to find new uses for an uncompleted nuclear power plant in western Washington has a new twist. The U.S. Army has taken a liking to training soldiers in the tunnels, plazas and towers of the old Satsop complex. Thu, 12 May 2011 20:25:50 +0000 Tom Banse 1589 at http://www.kplu.org Army fancies unfinished nuclear plant for training