Organisers have confirmed that the Olympic torch flame went out today and a replacement torch had to be brought out. The torch was attached to the side of Para-badminton star David Follett's wheelchair in Great Torrington, Devon.
– Spokeswoman for LOCOG
The flame went out due to a malfunctioning burner. It is not uncommon for a flame to go out and this can happen for a number of reasons, for example, in extreme winds."
The torch is making its way through Exeter. It will travel through West and North Devon before reaching Taunton in Somerset this evening.
Sergeant Andy Murphy is one of torchbearers that will be carrying the flame through Taunton. He tells us why he thinks he was nominated.
Councillor Mark Edwards talks about the planned celebrations for when the Olympic torch relay makes its way through Taunton. The flame is due to arrive in Somerset tonight.
Judy Gaden tells us about why she thinks she was nominated to be an Olympic Torchbearer. She'll be carrying the flame through Taunton on Tuesday morning. It's due to arrive in the Somerset town tonight.