Three fire engines are dealing with a blaze in a home at Lower Parkstone at 2pm, with a fourth on the way.
Police have cordoned off the entire road, sealing it at the junctions with Elms Avenue and Sandbanks Road.
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A wild night is in store for anyone who wants to join the animals at Marwell Zoo for a sunset party.
Tuesday morning's forecast for the east of the region
Tuesday morning's forecast for the west of the region