A VAN FIRE which broke out near a Hampshire school is being investigated by police this morning.

Emergency services rushed to the scene of a fire outside Burley Primary School at around 5.15am today. 

One engine from Burley Fire Station and around five firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze on Church Lane.

The van was reportedly 75 per cent destroyed.

No one was reported as injured and roads remain open with the stop message received at 5.55am.

According to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Services the cause of the fire is unknown and the case has been handed over to the police.