Firefighters have been working to bring a fire in Dorset under control.
More than fifty firefighters were needed when a fire broke out in a house in Little Bredy near Dorchester in Dorset. It spread to the adjoining property, destroying the entire thatched roof. It's thought it started in a chimney.
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Armed siege around property began just after 4pm this afternoon. A man, reported to be aged 72, is in the building and said to be armed
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