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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Holidaymakers reported long queues at check-in desks at the airport on Friday morning.
The A27 will remain closed in both directions near Lewes during rush hour due to a large fire at a recycling plant.
Friday morning's forecast for the east of the region