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Idaho firefighter recalls fatal nuclear accident


By Sven Berg
The Idaho Falls Post Register

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Count Egon Lamprecht among the thousands of experts still perplexed and haunted by SL-1.

Like other experts, Lamprecht has analyzed every detail of the world's first nuclear accident, which on Jan. 3, 1961, killed three men on what's now the site of Idaho National Laboratory.

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