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Fire destroys farm swimming pool building in Bridport

Firefighters have tackled a fire at a farm in west Dorset.

They were alerted by numerous 999 calls to the blaze in an outbuilding at Vearse Farm, off West Road in Bridport, shortly after 0530 BST.

The building, which contained a swimming pool and was also used for storage, was destroyed.

Four crews and a water dowser unit from Bridport, Charmouth and Beaminster, attended along with a specialist hazardous materials officer.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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