FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a bin bag on fire at Weymouth Esplanade.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said they were contacted at around 9.16am today (Monday January 13) to reports of rubbish on fire near the seafront.

A spokesman for the brigade said: "The fire involved a black refuse bag of rubbish on fire outside Marks & Spencer.

"We left the scene at 9.34am."