Short circuit in Google’s data center, 3 employees seriously injured

Short circuit in Google's data center, 3 employees seriously injured

Google Data Center: Google’s data center located in Council Bluffs in the US has exploded due to a short circuit. According to the information of Reuters, 3 employees have been seriously injured in this accident. All have been sent to the hospital.

The Council Bluffs Police Department told Reuters the incident happened at 11:59 a.m. local time on Monday. Three electricians were working at a substation near the data center buildings when an arc flash (an electrical explosion) occurred, causing severe burns to three electricians.

Reportedly, one of the injured was taken by helicopter to Nebraska Medical Center, while two others were taken to hospital by ambulance. Nebraska Medical Center is located a short distance from Council Bluffs, which straddles the Iowa-Nebraska border. The three men were conscious and breathing when they were taken to a medical emergency, according to the Council Bluffs Police Department. Now his latest health update is awaited.

Where are Google’s data centers?
A large secret complex of large drives, cabinet-housed computers, internal and external network facilities, cooling systems and a variety of software appears to be the Google data center. These data centers are built by Google in many places around the world. In North America, there is a Google Center in Berkeley County, Council Bluffs, Douglas County, Jackson County, Lenoir, Montgomery County, Mays County, The Dales, Henderson and Reno.

In addition, two Quilicura in South America and one data center have been built in Cerillos, Colonia Nikolic, Uruguay in Chile. In Europe, Google’s data centers are in St. Gislain in Belgium, Hamina in Finland, Dublin in Ireland, Amshaven and Agriport in the Netherlands, Friedrichshain in Denmark, Zurich in Switzerland and Warsaw in Poland.

If we talk about Asia, then a Google data center has also been built in Jurong West of Singapore, Changhua County, Tainan City and Yunlin County of Taiwan and Mumbai, India. Although there is no official data on the total number of servers in Google data centers, a report that surfaced four years ago said that Google then had 2.5 million servers.

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