FIRE crews from Wareham tackled a fire at a landfill site near the town.

One fire crew from Wareham attended the scene, where they found a quantity of rubbish on fire shortly before 1pm.

A spokesman for the Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had been extinguished using hose reel jets and a water carrier from Poole.

The fire was under control by 3.48pm.