A FIRE crew responded to a bin fire at Boscombe Pier on Monday evening.

At 7.23pm, one fire engine from Southbourne Fire Station was called to the bin fire at Boscombe Pier.

The crew extinguished the fire using a hose reel and the blaze was under control by 7.35pm.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service urged people to take care when discarding flammable or lit objects.