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« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2019, 09:21:02 am »

Didcot Dean's photos are quite scary!
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« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2019, 09:39:03 am »

SSE have now confirmed they, or their contractors, did miscalculate the radius of the risk area from debris. It was flying dust or chunks of concrete that caused the fire.
https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/17844787.didcot-power-station-demolition-debris-hit-power-cables/

"They" - are RWE, not SSE - it was RWE's bang and debris. However, presumably SSE were involved in the planning, and also should have done a bit of contingency thinking of their own, at least, starting with "what if it goes wrong".
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« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2019, 08:10:41 pm »

and the local power supplier said,nothing to do with us.

Initially, but then thought there might be a connection.
Grin Or even a disconnection.
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