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Fire rips through historic Hampshire church

Firefighters have managed to save a medieval church from total destruction after it was engulfed in fire.

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Residents saddened after historic church fire

Firefighters saved a stained glass window and other historic artefacts at a Norman church which was badly damaged by a fire earlier today. Dozens of Hampshire firefighters tackled the blaze which destroyed the bell tower and half of the roof of St Andrew's Church at Timsbury near Romsey.

Fire investigators are looking into the cause. Local residents say they're distraught over what's happened.

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