Photos show some of the damage following a large fire in Bridport.

As reported, around 30 firefighters from across the county rushed to East Road, along the A35, on Friday afternoon after a commercial premises caught fire.

Smoke could be seen billowing from the building, set back from the main road behind the autocentre.

Dorset Echo: Firefighters have responded to a building blaze in Bridport

Smoke seen from the industrial estate off East Road (not the auto centre) Picture: Sarah Boyd
Crews from Bridport, Beaminster, Dorchester and Weymouth raced to the scene, near the Esso roundabout, and found storage units well-alight within a building.

The fire had spread to the roof.

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Aerial view of the scene Picture: Graham Hunt Photography 

Back-up was requested and further crews from Lyme Regis, Axminster Weymouth were sent to help.

Around 30 fire fighters were on scene at the height of the incident and the fire was brought under control quickly.

There were no injuries, according to the fire service.

Police attended to help with traffic management and scene safety as heavy traffic built up around the roundabout and up Sea Road North.

Residents were advised to keep windows and doors closed.

One onlooker said: "I saw at least two fire engines at the industrial estate, there was a police car blocking the entrance.

"It was quite shocking to see a cloud of smoke over the industrial estate."