Dramatic footage shows prison on fire after 'drunk inmate set clothes alight after climbing onto roof'

Dramatic footage shows a prison ablaze after an inmate allegedly stripped off and set the roof on fire.’

Dozens of prisoners fled while firefighters tackled the fire at HMP Guys Marsh, near Shaftesbury, in Dorset, in the early hours of Saturday.

It is believed the inmate scaled the roof wearing multiple sets of clothes before setting light to them and triggering the “large fire” at around 8pm on Friday.

The inmate was drunk and protesting against changes to the prison regime, according to the BBC.

Sixty-four inmates were taken to a secure area in the prison while

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