A FIRE in a woodburning stove and chimney flue was extinguished by firefighters.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a chimney fire at a property on Ringwood Road in Alderholt at around 1.20pm today (Monday, March 30).

A crew from Fordingbridge attended.

The fire was extinguished using a chimney rod, stirrup pump and small tools. The incident was dealt with by around 2.40pm.