The fire caused the failure of the (TRISTAN experiment's) confinement system, resulting in a release of contamination to the HFBR confinement building.
Because of the need to resolve these recommendations over the next months, the TRISTAN experiment will not be restarted when the HFBR is restarted on Friday.
The investigation team also made some recommendations about the operation of the HFBR, identifying the need for:
enhancing the HFBR emergency plan to ensure the proper response
All of the other 14 experiments at the HFBR have been reviewed