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Person trapped under rocks after Dorset landslide

A person has been trapped on a beach after a landslip of hundreds of tonnes of rocks near a Dorset holiday park, sparking a major search effort.

Helicopters are being used to search the area around Freshwater Beach Holiday Park, near Bridport.

It is feared more people could be trapped at the scene, a Dorset fire service spokesman said.

The service is helping to search the 10m-high pile of rocks following the landslip at about 12:30 BST.

Louise Hubball reports.

  • 24 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK