FIREFIGHTERS battled a caravan blaze in North Dorset.

A spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.

Crews from Shaftesbury and Gillingham were called to the fire just before 4pm this afternoon.

The caravan is thought to have been abandoned on the A30 between Henstridge and Shaftesbury.

The blaze was under control by 4.20pm.