More than 40 firefighters battled a major blaze at a thatched cottage in Hampshire.
It broke out on Claypits Lane in Dibden this morning. The elderly owner has escaped unharmed.
The road was closed for a number of hours as crews brought the fire under control.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.