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Firefighters tackle major blaze in Christchurch

Photo: Dorset Fire & Rescue Service

Investigations are continuing into the cause of a major fire in Christchurch.

Around 70 firefighters tackled the blaze which started at around 7.10pm on Wednesday in Oak Avenue.

It spread from a two-storey house to two other properties, a garage and a camper van in Chestnut Avenue.

Credit: Swanage Fire Station

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Crews from 10 stations across Hampshire and Dorset were called to the scene.

Firefighters used water from the nearby river at Iford Bridge to tackle the blaze.

Credit: Dorset Fire & Rescue

All residents were accounted for and there were no reported injuries.

Volunteers from the British Red Cross were on scene to support those affected.

Credit: Swanage Fire Station