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Fire at historic pub in Sherston in Wiltshire

Fire crews were called to deal with a fire at the historic Rattlebone Inn in Sherston early this morning.

They have been tweeting their response:

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Crews continue to deal with large fire at Rattlebone Inn, Sherston - have reduced attendance to six fire engines & aerial appliance. 1/2

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We were called to fire in the roof at 2.28am & initially had ten crews tackling the blaze. Firefighters currently stripping off roof tiles.

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Crews continue to deal with large fire at Rattlebone Inn, Sherston - have reduced attendance to six fire engines & aerial appliance. 1/2

Man charged with arson following Wiltshire house fire

A man has been charged with arson following a house fire in Wiltshire at the weekend.

Crews were called to a house in Whitley in the early hours of Saturday morning. A fire had caused serious damage and spread to the roof of a neighbouring home.

57 year old John Thomas Marshall was arrested and later charged. He's due before Swindon Magistrates Court this morning.

Fire crews tackle large barn fire in Wells

Fire crews from across the south west have been helping to tackle a large barn fire at Polsham Farm, Polsham in Wells. Pumps from Glastonbury, Wells, Street, Shepton Mallet and Bridgwater attended the barn containing around 100 bales of hay and straw which was well alight.

They were called out at 3:31 this morning.Relief pumps from Cheddar and Burnham on Sea have now taken over and the incident has been scaled down.

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Buses diverted following fire in Bristol

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#aztecbus - road closure bottom of Stokes Croft buses diverted via Jamaica Street until cleared

The A38 at Stokes Croft is closed because of a building fire between Jamaica Street and New Bond Street. It's affecting bus services in the area and the road is expected to remain closed until midday.

Two people taken to hospital after Bristol fire

Two people have been taken to hospital after a fire at a flat in Somerset Street, Redcliffe, Bristol. Fire crews were called out shortly before 1am where they found a fire in the kitchen.

A 52 year old man and a 60 year old woman were treated for breathing in smoke after they fell unconscious when they tried to put out the fire.

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