Signs Of Life After Power Station Collapse


There are “some signs” of life in the debris of a building that collapsed at a power station, emergency services have said.

One person was killed and five people are in hospital after a concrete and steel structure at the derelict Didcot A site came down as contractors prepared it for demolition.

Speaking at the scene, Oxfordshire Assistant Chief Fire Officer Simon Furlong said: “We”ve had some signs (of life) from the search dogs, but this is a very difficult with the debris field.

“We”ve had no significant signs, but that doesn”t mean to say there isn”t saveable lives still within the building.”

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