Richard Slee has our report on the devastating thatch fires at East Meon in Hampshire. His report includes viewer's video from 2009 when one of the cottages caught alight in a previous incident. It also contains an interview with Dan Tasker from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.
More than 100 fire fighters were called to tackle a blaze affecting a cottage in the High Street, East Meon, Hampshire. The flames spread to two cottages either side of the address where the fire is believed to have started.
Eight crews from Hampshire Fire & Rescue are fighting a fierce fire in the village of East Meon, Hampshire, tonight. Three thatched cottages have been badly damaged, it is believed the fire started in one home and spread to the others.