FIREFIGHTERS were called to a vehicle fire in Sherborne believed to have been caused accidentally.

Crews from Dorset Fire and Rescue Service attended a large vehicle on fire in the Castleton area of Sherborne.

Two appliances from Sherborne were mobilised at around 11.37pm yesterday.

On arrival crews found one articulated trailer well alight, which required four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets to put out.

The smoke and fire caused severe damage to the trailer's contents.