THE A350 is closed in both directions due a car fire.

Police and fire service are attendance dealing with reports of an estate car on fire.

A Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We are currently dealing with an estate car fully alight.

"Fire crews are using two hose reel jets and two breathing apparatus.

"A crew from Wimborne is in attendance and a crew from Poole is on route."

The A350 Poole Road is closed, with reports of queuing traffic from Old Market Road to A31 Roundhouse Roundabout.

A Dorset Police spokesperson said they were called at 1.10pm to reports of the fire.

The fire service had said this incident was on A31 near Coventry Arms pub but later clarified the correct location.