FIREFIGHTERS from across Hampshire were called to to a large ship fire at Southampton Docks last night.

The incident involved a ship carrying around 7,000 tonnes of scrap metal.

Teams from St Marys, Redbridge, Eastleigh, Gosport, Cosham, Botley and Southsea were called to the scene at around 9.14pm.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Fire and Rescue said: "We haven't had a full update yet, but we believe the team will be scaling it back soon. The fire is contained and under control thanks to crews working throughout the night."

More to follow.