Dramatic pictures show toilet facilities on Portland destroyed after another grass fire broke out.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) were called just after 6pm on Tuesday following reports a fire had broken out in the field opposite the Heights Hotel on the site of the open-air market.

The pictures, submitted by Brook Swan, show the toilet facilities being engulfed by the flames and destroyed in a matter of minutes.

Crews from Portland attended and a crew from Bridport were put on standby.

The coastguard were also reportedly on the scene.

It has been yet another busy day for DWFRS who were called to multiple field fires throughout the day.

Crews were called at 2.35pm on Tuesday to a stubble fire in a field off Warren Roadnear Puddletown.

An area of 100m by 200m was said to be alight.

Crews from Dorchester, Weymouth and Blandford were sent to the scene.
A spokesman for service said the fire was brought under control using a hose reel and beaters.

The spokesman added now the fire had been brought down to a certain size, before being handed back over to the farmer where it was allowed to go out as a controlled fire.

Firefighters were also called to a field fire at Tilly Whim near Dorchester around 6pm.

It took three hose reel jets and beaters to bring the fire under control.
Crews from Dorchester, Weymouth along with an off-road vehicle from Bere Regis attended.

A spokesman for DWFRS said: "With this extremely dry weather we’ve been experiencing, please take extra caution when disposing of anything that can cause a fire."