UPDATED: Asbestos warning after Tolpuddle barn fire
TOLPUDDLE residents are being urged to remain indoors after a large barn fire.
Around 25 firefighters from Dorset Fire and Rescue Service are currently tackling the blaze at Creech Holding, near Tolpuddle Ball.
Two crews from Dorchester, along with two retained crews from Wareham, another crew from Bere Regis and a crew and water carrier from Poole are currently in attendance.
The premises is located to the south of the A35, between the Bere Regis junction and the Blandford junction.
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Local residents are being urged to remain indoors as there may be a small risk of asbestos from the fire.
Residents should also keep all windows and doors shut and avoid breathing in any smoke.
A spokesman from DFRS said the large blaze would take some time to bring under control.