A large fire broke out at approximately 3:00 p.m. today at the Huaneng power plant in Chaoyang district, Beijing, according to Chinese media outlet Tencent.
Photographs from the site show an enormous black plume of smoke emitting from the power plant. The smoke is also visible in another photo taken at Tiananmen square, over 10km away.
A total of 10 firetrucks were dispatched to the power plant in response to the fire. No casualties or injuries have been reported yet. The cause of the blaze is still unknown.
Video of the incident can be found here.