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UPDATED: Blaze at Portland Port

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(Updated 7:44am 7th December 2017)

11:37am 6th December 2017

An investigation's been launched after a fire at Portland Port yesterday. (6th December)

The blaze broke out in a shipping container in Dock Road shortly after 11am.






The container was filled with a large number of plastic buoys and other materials.

Three fire crews from Weymouth and Portland attended the scene.

Firefighters gained control of the fire quickly, nobody was hurt, and the fire was restricted to the contents of the container.

A spokesman for the port said they will now undertake a review of the incident to understand the cause of the fire and assess the response to it.

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