FIREFIGHTERS from six stations across Dorset and Hampshire have scrambled to fight a fire at a house in Burton which would be seen from miles away. 

Seven fire engines from six crews from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire Rescue Service responded to a house fire at an abandoned building on Salisbury Road on June 10.

The fire produced large plumes of smoke which could be seen from miles away. 

DW Fire reported it was first on-site at about 18:40pm and tackled the fire with hose jets. The reason for the fire is unknown at this time. 

A spokesperson for DW Fire said: "The fire is in close proximity to the school with crews from Christchurch, Springbourne, Redhill, Westbourne, Poole, and one from Hampshire fire from New Milton in attendance."

Firefighters responded to a fire on Salisbury Road as recently as May 23 which is believed to be the same building set alight on June 10. 

DW Fire arrived on the scene on May 23 at 6:30pm and didn't leave until 2:30am on May 24. 

Fire reported at the time it believed it was 'most likely deliberate'.

Salisbury Road has been closed in response to the incident and Dorset Police have also been spotted on the scene. 

MoreBus has stated it has had to reduce its 1b service from Burton to Bournemouth in response to the fire. 

A spokesperson for MoreBus said: "Due to an emergency road closure on Salisbury Road we are unable to serve Martins Hill Ln towards Burton or Campbell Road.

"1b will continue along Stony Ln right into Burnham Road. We apologise for any inconvenience caused."

The Echo has contacted Dorset Police for more information.