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One dead as decommissioned UK power station collapses

One dead as decommissioned UK power station collapses
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By Euronews with Reuters
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One person has been killed with three missing after a building collapsed at Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire, UK.

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One person has been killed with three missing after a building collapsed at Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire in the UK.

It is reported that workers were preparing to demolish three boilers when the building collapsed.

Five people are being treated for injuries.

The coal-fired power station was decommissioned in 2013 and is currently under going demolition, which should be completed by the end of the year.

An investigation into the incident has been announced.

Didcot plant A took its last breath today.. Been a part of didcot since 1970 pic.twitter.com/ZNgIJevFec

— ✿ ☠ bec ☠ ✿ (@becpeaatsix) March 22, 2013

RIP DIDCOT POWER STATION. 1970-2013 pic.twitter.com/bqWANXvhej

— Patrick Wehmeier (@OUFCPCW) March 22, 2013

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