FIREFIGHTERS were called to fire at a property in East Dorset involving the content of a microwave.

Crews from Verwood, Ferndown and Ringwood attended the incident at an address in Ringwood Road, Three Legged Cross shortly after 10pm on Thursday, April 8.

They found a fire contained to the contents of the microwave.

The incident was dealt with by removing the microwave and food from the kitchen, with the stop message coming at 10.20pm.

Earlier on Thursday evening, fire crews from Springbourne, Christchurch, Ringwood and Redbridge attended land off the A338 between Blackwater junction and Ashley Heath roundabout following reports of a heath fire.

The incident, shortly before 7pm, was a false alarm due to a controlled burn.