A fire in Tisbury destroyed 30 per cent of a commercial building last night, the fire service confirmed. 

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a building next to Tisbury railway line at 6.28pm on Wednesday, June 14.

Fire crews from Shaftesbury, Mere, Wilton, Salisbury, Tisbury and a water carrier from Andover battled the blaze. 

The fire spread from the building to the surrounding area, including the railway line.

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It affected train services in and out of the town as firefighters tackled the flames for over three hours.

The fire was extinguished by 10pm, with crews remaining on the scene until 12.30am to monitor the situation and dampen hotspots.

A spokesperson for Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said a small amount of fire also spread to the surrounding area, including the railway track, which is approximately 15 metres from the building.

A reinspection of the property was planned for the morning of Thursday, June 15.

A spokesperson for South Western Railway said services to and from Tisbury Station were disrupted on the evening of June 14 between 6.50pm and 8.20pm, with no further impact on services after the fire.