FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a blaze in a car park in the early hours of this morning.

Crews from Christchurch, Springbourne and Redhill went to the car park at the rear of Saxon Square in Christchurch just after 3am.

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The fire was on the covered ground floor and crews used six sets of breathing apparatus and three hose reel jets to put it out.

The damage is now being assessed by staff from BCP Council and motorists have been warned there may be some disruption if they intend to use the car park.