FIRE crews rushed to a fire at a popular Beaulieu hotel this morning.

Crews were called at to a chimney fire at the Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu early this morning - only 50 yards from the local fire station.

Three teams were mobilised at 4.45am this morning.

Crews from Beaulieu, St Mary's and Hardley attended the incident which is reported to have been dealt with quickly and no one was injured.