FIREFIGHTERS from across Hampshire battled a blaze which severely damaged a home.

Around 36 fire fighters fought through the night to put out the fire at a semi-detatched property in Winchester Road, New Milton.

The blaze took hold at around 1.05am today.

A total of ten breathing appratus, two jets, two high pressure hose reels, and positive pressure ventilation fans were used.

Fire fighters from New Milton, Brockenhurst, Lymington, Redbridge, and St Mary's attended the incident.

The fire was extinguished by 3am.

The cause of the fire is currently being investigated.