1 dead, 3 missing as 'blast' at Didcot power station in Oxfordshire declared major incident
At least one person is dead and three are missing after an incident at the UK’s Didcot power plant, authorities say. Witnesses reported an explosion at the site, after which part of the building collapsed.
The incident occurred at the Didcot power station in Oxfordshire, around 70 miles (113 km) west of London.
Witnesses describe hearing a loud blast before part of the building collapsed. Several videos and photos posted on Twitter show plumes of smoke and dust rising into the air near the damaged building.