A MOTORCYCLE was 'totally destroyed' in a fire this morning.

Firefighters from Dorchester Fire Station responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Bovington Lane in Bovington near Wareham at 7.43am on Tuesday morning (June 21).

Upon arrival, the burning motorcycle was 'well alight' as firefighters immediately set to work to extinguish the flames.

The motorcycle was left 'totally destroyed' by the fire and crews left the scene at 8.14am.

A spokeswoman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire is unknown.

She said: "A crew from Dorchester attended a small vehicle fire in Clouds Hill at 7.43am this morning.

"On arrival, firefighters found a motorbike well alight and extinguished using one hose reel jet but the bike was totally destroyed.

"The stop came at 8.14am this morning. No information about the cause but the police were informed."

A spokeswoman for Dorset Police said: "We received a report at 7.53am on Tuesday, June 22 of a motorbike fire on Bovington Lane in Bovington near Wareham.

"The report was for information only and there are no further details. The fire service attended."