False alarm on 5 September (8 p.m.)


Yesterday evening, around 8 p.m., the alarm went off on the technical site of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN). The siren was inadvertently activated while testing the call system used in emergency cases to mobilise the emergency services. The Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN) officially confirms that it was a false alarm and that no (nuclear) incident took place. The research centre apologises for any inconvenience this error may have caused.