FIRE crews are currently dealing with heath blaze in Upton.

Four crews are at Upton Heath dealing with the fire after being called shortly before 2.30pm.

A spokesperson for Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to heath fire on Upton heath at 2.28pm this afternoon.

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“Crews from Redhill Park, Westbourne, Springbourne and Ferndown are currently in attendance with a water carrier from Ringwood and small 4x4 pumping appliance from Wimborne.”

The incident remains on going.

The fire service tweeted: "Please avoid the area where possible - if you're a local resident and concerned about the smoke, please close windows and doors.

"We will update you as we have more details."