Explosion at Oxfordshire recycling plant after lightning strike
Witnesses reported seeing a fireball light up the night sky after the blast at the Severn Trent Green Power Plant at Cassington, north of Oxford.
It said nobody had been injured and staff were working with the emergency services to secure the site.
A fireball lit up the night sky after the explosion
Severn Trent Green Power processes food waste turning into biogas
Residents have reported power outages in Witney, Burford, Chipping Norton and Milton-under-Wychwood.
Thames Valley Police said officers were at the scene.