FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at an outdoor residential centre near Corfe Castle this morning.

Two crews from Swanage were called to the fire, which started around 5.25am in an outdoor building at the centre.

Crews used breathing apparatus and three hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze.

A third fire engine was requested toilet block The fire involved a large quantity of clothing in a laundry and toilet block.

Firefighters removed insulation and corrugated metal sheets from the roof to put out the blaze.

A cause is not yet known.