Approx 50 firefighters were called to a thatch property fire in Holt on Friday evening.
Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service was called to the Post Cottage around 6pm.
Seven pumps, one aerial and one water carrier were mobilised and 12 pumps were on the scene in an update provided around 8.30pm.
The road through Holt opposite Hart’s Lane will be closed through the night as a result and emergency services advise locals to keep windows and doors closed.
Photos: Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS)