WINCHESTER firefighters were called to a blaze near Stockbridge last night.

They arrived at a home on Somborne Park Road as flames tore through the ground floor extension.

A total of 14 firefighters from Winchester, Stockbridge, and Eastleigh fire stations attended, following a call shortly before 11pm.

A spokesman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue said the entire roof was destroyed but the homeowners were not in at the time, and there were no casualties.

The spokesman also said the cause of the fire is not yet known.