Didcot B Power Station on fire
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Didcot B power station: Eyewitness says it was 'pretty dramatic'

Oxfordshire fire fighters have confirmed they are tackling a blaze at Didcot B Power Station on Sunday night.

Eyewitness Dr Georgina Miles told BBC News "It was pretty dramatic; there was a lot of damage".

The fire and rescue service said they had 20 appliances at the scene.

Police have advised local residents to keep their doors and windows closed.

The gas-fired power station opened in 1997.

Pictures courtesy of Dr Georgina Miles.

  • 19 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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