A man spotted on scaffolding was brought to safety by police and firefighters. 

Emergency services were called to Weston Road on Portland this morning.

Police and firefighters from Weymouth and Portland rushed to a construction site shortly before 7.30am after receiving a report raising concern for the man's welfare. 

The road was temporarily closed while they worked to bring him to safety.

The fire service received its stop message - indicating no further resources are required - shortly before 8.40am.

"The man was brought to safety and was given appropriate support," a spokesperson for the fire service said.