THREE CARS have been damaged by a severe fire in Southampton.

One car was completely destroyed by fire in Roberts Road in Shirley last night.

It spread to two nearby vehicles causing further damage.

A crew from St Mary's Fire Station raced to the scene after receiving an emergency call at around 10.30pm.

Two hose reels were used to tackle the blaze.

The cause of the fire is being investigated with the stop message coming in just before 11pm.