FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at Bovington Heath.

Four fire crews dealt with the fire involving 100m x 100m of heathland on Thursday afternoon.

Fire engines from Bere Regis, Poole and Swanage rushed to the scene at 2.18pm along with 4x4 pumps from Poole and Hamworthy and a water carrier from Ringwood.

The fire was extinguished by 3.22pm using four hoses and beaters.

All appliances left the scene shortly after 4.30pm.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said military personnel dealt with some hotspots on Thursday night with a reinspection carried out by the fire service on Friday morning.