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The prototype fast breeder reactor at Dounray ran for 25 years with no reactor mishaps but was eventually abandoned due to waste handling mishaps...
UK Atomic Energy Authority admitted that 170kg of weapons-grade enriched uranium had disappeared from Dounreay - enough to make a dozen atomic bombs.
Chris In 1957 there was a huge reactor fire in Windscale (now called Sellafield) and caused loads of damage, that was until the "Three Mile Island" reactor fire...sorry, you cannot view external links. To see them, please
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