FIREFIGHTERS were called to deal with a fire involving a supercar in Poole last night.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed the fire involved an Audi R8 which was at a garage on Old Wareham Road.

One crew from Poole fire station attended on Wednesday evening, around 8.20pm, after the alarm was raised.

The car fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet.

Staff at the new and used Audi dealership on Old Wareham Road declined to comment.

Brand new, the latest Audi R8, has a starting on the road pricetag of around £110,000.

The state-of-the-art machine has a top speed of more than 200mph.