FIREFIGHTERS were called out to deal with a fire in a bedroom of a Popley home yesterday morning.

Two crews from Basingstoke station were called to the home in Dominica Close at 7.50am yesterday and arrived to find a mattress had been on fire in an upper bedroom of the home.

The fire was out on arrival but firefighters used a hose to dampen down the area and then ventilated the scene.

There were no injuries reported and firefighters left the scene by 8.40am.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service was unable to confirm the cause of the fire.