Police and fire crews were called to a car fire on the A31 near Ringwood on Sunday night.

Fire fighters from Ringwood and Burley were called to the westbound carriageway at Picket Post around 8.45pm.

A car on the road was reportedly "well alight". Police were called to manage the traffic.

The car suffered 50 per cent damage in the blaze.

It was over by 9.20pm.