A large fire at a landfill site in Dorset is still burning. Two tons of waste is still alight. Fire crews have been on site all night. When the blaze started yesterday evening thirty thousand tons of rubbish was on fire.
Firefighters from Dorset and Hampshire have helped to dampen down the flames.
With the fine weather this weekend the fire brigade is warning people about the dangers of storing used barbecues after hot coals started a fire in a garage in Dorset. Fire crews were called to the fire in Shipton Lane in Burton Bradstock last night.
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said the cause was accidental due to used barbecue coals catching a wood store alight.
A spokesman said used barbecues should be left in the open away from anything flammable before being stored in a safe location.
Firefighters have been working to bring a fire in Dorset under control.
More than fifty firefighters were needed when a fire broke out in a house in Little Bredy near Dorchester in Dorset. It spread to the adjoining property, destroying the entire thatched roof. It's thought it started in a chimney.
Seventy firefighters are tackling a heath fire between Wareham and Corfe. Five acres are alight. Police are closing the A351 between Wareham and Corfe and are warning people to avoid the area. More details later.