At least forty firefighters were called out to a fire at a thatched cottage in Hampshire. The blaze broke out last night in the roof of the building in Ibthorpe, near Andover. No one was in the building at the time. Half of the roof has been destroyed.
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Friday morning's forecast for the west of the region
Friday morning's forecast for the east of the region