News

Menlo Park: SLAC reopened after fire

 

All facilities at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park were up and running again 48 hours after a fire broke out in the linear accelerator on June 25, according to communications manager Andrew Gordon.

On that evening, smoke poured out from an apparent electrical fire within the housing for the two-mile-long linear accelerator at 2575 Sand Hill Road. The fire damaged supporting equipment, but not the accelerator itself, according to emergency personnel, and was quickly controlled.

— Sandy Brundage

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Coffeebar opens in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 5,100 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 769 views

Spring College Fairs
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 753 views

Willow-Gate, and Safe Routes to School
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 446 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 170 views