A FIRE broke out in the loft of a property in Poole.

Firefighters rushed to the house in Blackbird Close in Creekmoor just after 4.30pm on Monday.

Three fire engines from Poole attended along with one from Hamworthy and the aerial platform from Westbourne.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze was contained to the loft.

It was extinguished using six breathing apparatus and three hose reel jets.

Firefighter remained on the scene until around 8.30pm.

A reinspection is due to take place this morning.