EIGHT fire crews have attended a fire in a hotel in Bournemouth.

Crews from across the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole region were deployed to the Hermitage Hotel in Exeter Road just after 5.30pm on Tuesday October 5, after a first-floor fire broke out at a hotel.

Dorset Police attended the scene to aid the traffic and pedestrian management in the area.

The fire service reported that the fire was quickly extinguished and reported no casualties. No cause of the fire is yet known.

Crews have since left the scene.