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Travelling Arsenal fans should avoid A3 after fatal crash

Arsenal fans travelling to today's away match against Southampton FC should avoid the A3. Police were called to a serious collision on the A3 southbound this morning just after 7.30am .

The southbound carriageway is closed between the junctions of the A283 (near Thursley in Surrey) and the A325 (near Liphook in Hampshire) and is not expected to re-open until late this afternoon. A diversion route is in place.

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Council says site where fire occurred is in private ownership

Tandridge District Council is aware of the tragic fire at The Plantation early this morning in which an adult and two children sadly lost their lives. We would express our sympathies to other members of the family. Tandridge District Council has no role in the management of the site, which is in private ownership. We understand that the fire and police services are currently investigating the circumstances of the fire.

– Tandridge District Council spokesman

Surrey emergency services launch investigation

Surrey Fire and Rescue has said an investigation has been launched into the caravan fire which killed three people.

The fire was extinguished using hose reels; however, three people - two children and an adult - have died. Surrey Fire Service and Surrey Police are carrying out a joint investigation and our thoughts are with their family and friends at this very sad time.

– Spokesman, Surrey Fire Service
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Two children and adult die in mobile home fire

Three people, believed to be two children and an adult, died in a mobile home fire early today, Surrey Police said.

Three people were declared dead at the scene following the deadly mobile home blaze. Credit: Google Maps

Police were called to Newchapel, off West Park Road at around 1.45 am today following reports of a fire.

Three people were declared dead at the scene.

A man and another child were also treated for burns following the deadly blaze.

Officers and fire crews remain at the scene as inquiries into the circumstances of the incident continue.

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