A FIRE broke out at a Hampshire business this morning.

A hose on a gas cylinder caught fire at MC Rental in Test Lane, Nursling.

Staff at the business were quickly evacuated as fire engines from Redbridge and St Mary's Fire Station were called to the scene.

However by the time firefighters arrived, the blaze had already been put out.

Daily Echo:

A spokesman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue, said they had the initial call at 10.45am, they left the scene after 11.30am after doing a safety check of the premises.

A director for MC Rental, who did not want to be named, said: “It was a small fire on a settling pipe, it is out now and there was no damage to anybody or anything.”