The danger of thatched rooves

Richard Jones has been taking a closer look after firefighters were called to blazes at seven thatched cottages in Hampshire and Dorset. His report includes interviews with Dan Tasker from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and master thatcher Jason Morley.

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Crews tackled 7 thatch fires

More than 200 firefighters were in action the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, dealing with seven fires in thatched properties in Hampshire and Dorset.