AN investigation has been launched at Hinkley C after a silo in the concrete batching plant suffered structural damage this morning (Wednesday, June 10).

At around 7.30am a large dust cloud was released from the GGBS Silo which is used to store aggregates for concrete production, as a result of internal damage.

Bridgwater Mercury:

A spokesman for EDF confirmed that nobody was injured and the emergency services were not required.

The spokesman added: "An investigation is underway to understand the cause of the event.”