A FIRE crew was deployed to Holdenhurst Road this afternoon following a report of a fire at a high rise building.

Dorset Fire Control said it was called at 12.20pm to the incident on the second floor at the Ocean 80 building - which houses Health on Line, Lloyds Banking Group, Glenagan and Ethical Forestry Staff were temporarily evacuated from the block.

A spokesperson from the Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was extinguished by an automatic system.