FIREFIGHTERS were called to Southampton docks to deal with a blaze involving a freight-carrying vehicle.

The blaze broke out in the engine compartment of a 40ft tall straddle carrier, which is used to move containers.

Crews from three fire stations - Eastleigh, Redbridge and St Mary's - were called out at 1.56am.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the stop message came in at 3.34am.