FIRE crews raced to a business park and evacuated a building after reports of a fire this morning.

Crews from Bridport, Charmouth and Beaminster mobilised around 8.20am to St Michael's Trading Estate in Bridport.

According to Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Service (DWFRS) the fire was at a commercial property within the business park, which lead firefighters to evacuate the building on arrival.

A spokeswoman from DWFRS said: "At 8.20am today, crews from Bridport, Charmouth and Beaminister were mobilised after a fire at a commercial property in St Michael's Trading Estate in Bridport.

"On arrival staff had managed to extinguish the fire with a CO2 extinguisher and evacuated the building.

"Crews ensured the scene was safe and found the cause of the fire to be a faulty consumer unit. Weston Power were requested to attend to isolate the electricity to the property."