FIREFIGHTERS raced to battle a blaze caused by electrical cables.

Two engines rushed to Barton Common Road after fallen cables set alight to a part of Barton Common.

Crews from Lymington and New Milton Fire Stations attended after receiving an emergency call at around 12pm on Tuesday.

Police and paramedics were not called however, power company SSE were reportedly on the scene.

No one was injured and the stop message came in at 12.31pm.

The Daily Echo has contacted SSE for comment.