Emergency services at UK's Didcot power plant after explosion reported

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Posted: Feb 23, 2016 12:23 PM

LONDON (Reuters) - Emergency services said on Tuesday they were dealing with an incident at a British power plant with local media reporting that there had been an explosion at the site.

Police said officers and other emergency workers were in attendance at the Didcot B gas-fired power plant around 70 miles (113 km) west of London but gave no further details.

"We're not sure what's happened yet," a spokeswoman for operator RWE npower said.

(Reporting by Michael Holden; editing by William Schomberg)