EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a major fire and explosion at a waste management centre in Weymouth.

Multiple eyewitnesses report huge clouds of smoke billowing over the depot at Chickerell Road, Weymouth.

One eyewitness said: "There's an incident at the entrance to the cement works - there are big bangs going off and fire engines blocking the entrance."

The fire service said at least 15 fire engines are in attendance. Residents are urged to stay well clear and keep windows shut.

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