A fire has broken out near Stonehenge- with emergency services rushing to the scene.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to avoid the area and has said that smoke is affecting the A303 at this point in time.

National Highways for the South West has announced that the A303 is closed both ways between Druids Lodge on the A360 and Amesbury on the A345 due to the fire.

Emergency services are currently attending the scene.

As spokesperson for the network said: ‘Delays are beginning to build on approach in both directions.

‘Please allow extra journey time if possible.’

A caller has also told LBC there are 'streams' of fire engines descending on Stonehenge as fields take fire near the site.