FIRE crews rescued 11 residents after a fire broke out in Bournemouth last night.

Crews attended Cunningham Crescent at 5.47pm on Friday, April 2.

Appliances from Redhill, Westbourne, Springbourne, Poole, Hamworthy and Ferndown attended, along with the aerial appliance from Westbourne.

Bournemouth Echo: Cunningham Crescent. Photo: Simon RowleyCunningham Crescent. Photo: Simon Rowley

It is believed by the fire service that the fire started in the kitchen.

There are no notes on the service's system regarding injuries or damage.

Crews left the scene at about 9.30pm and returned this morning for a reinspection.

Following the reinspection, the case has now been closed.