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LIVE: Wareham landfill fire, serious crash on Wallisdown Road, roadworks, traffic updates

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LIVE: Wareham landfill fire, serious crash on Wallisdown Road, roadworks, traffic updates

By Katie Clark

Last updated:

    The fire service is warning people to keep their windows closed this morning as they continue to fight a blaze at a rubbish tip in Wareham.
  • More than 10000 cubic metres of waste is on fire
  • Smoke from fire covers Poole and Bournemouth, fire service warn.
  • There is currently no suggestion the smoke is toxic but we're investigating
  • Public Health England are warning people the smoke will be an irritant and not to go out in it for longer than necessary
  • Disruption expected on roads across Dorset due to various roadworks.
  • Wallisdown Road has been closed due to a serious collision involving a car and a motorbike