A MOTORHOME in Stow On the Wold has been severely damaged after it caught fire early this morning.

It is yet unknown what caused the fire onboard the motorhome that was parked in the car park of Stow Rugby Club.

The fire brigade were called to the scene at 6.15am after witnesses had reported seeing the vehicle on fire.

Two appliances from the nearby Stow fire station attended the scene with a crew of ten firefighters, a third appliance from the Moreton station was also called to the scene but was not used.

It took crews just over an hour to extinguish the blaze.