THIS is the dramatic picture of firefighters tackling a car blaze in Hampshire this morning.

It was taken while a crew Portchester Fire Station tackled the fire which happened in Froxfield Gardens in Porchester.

The crew of five used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to stop the engine compartment fire. The blaze started at 9.08am and was put out at 9.23am – eight minutes after the crew arrived on the scene.