A CARAVAN has been totally destroyed after a fire ripped through it this morning.

Firefighters were called to Gershwin Road in Brighton Hill this morning to put out the fire.

Three fire engines from Basingstoke were called to the blaze, which also affected a car and a row of garages.

Crews were first called just before 5am and were on scene for a little under an hour.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service told The Gazette that the cause was not currently known.

A spokesperson said: "We were called to a caravan fire. One caravan was fully involved in fire.

"Damage spread to a vehicle close by and adjacent garages.

"Three trucks from Basingstoke and a command support unit from Basingstoke were called."

A smell of smoke was lingering in the air later on Saturday morning.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary confirmed officers were called ot the fire, but added that it "is not being treated as suspicious".