FIREFIGHTERS were called to a shed fire caused by a chemical reaction near Dorchester.

Crews arrived in High Tree’s in Broadmayne yesterday evening.

The incident took place at around 8.20pm.

The cause of the blaze was accidental and involved a chemical reaction between quantities of domestic solvents.

The shed, its contents and a fence panel were severely damaged.

A section of guttering and an electrical outlet was also damaged.