Reports are coming in of an incident at Tata’s Trostre Works in Llanelli. One unconfirmed report claims that there has been an explosion involving a transformer or generator.

We contacted the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service who confirmed that they attended an incident at the site responding to a call at 16:34 today, Tuesday (Aug 1).

A MAWWFRS spokesperson said: Crews from Llanelli, Gorseinon, Morriston, Pontarddulais and Ammanford attended along with specialist teams, a drone and a  BA pod. The operation concluded at 17.29 this evening.

We have also received further unconfirmed reports that a substation exploded. We are told that no one was hurt in the incident.

Some areas of Llanelli suffered a power cut, possibly as a result of the explosion. We are told that power has been restored to the Tata steel works.

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