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Fire alarms went off at the Hamaoka nuclear plant in Shizuoka Prefecture on Tuesday, and the operator confirmed smoke within a building, the second such incident within a week at the currently suspended facility.

No leakage of radioactive material outside the plant has been confirmed, said the operator, Chubu Electric Power Co., after the incident at around 5:15 a.m. in the building that houses a turbine of the plant's No. 5 reactor.

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