Billows of smoke have been filling the sky above Dartmoor as part of an ancient type of land management called swaling, but what is it?
A hotel company based in Torquay has been fined £40,000 for breaking safety rules after guests were trapped by a blaze.
ITV Westcountry sources have confirmed that the fire that destroyed the Falmouth beach Hotel was started accidentally by a workman.
Fire fighters have spent the night dealing with a fire on board a boat moored in the Dart Estuary at Dartmouth.
The 51ft pleasure boat called The African Queen was well alight and a number of appliances were required.
15 fire engines and more than 70 fire crew members have been working on the fire at a thatched cottage in Horns Cross near Bideford. No one is inside the building. The A39 has been closed. Our reporter Seth Conway is at the scene and has sent these pictures.
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Lates from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue: The Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service attended to assist the home owner. Crews are still using breathing apparatus and making steady progress. A building inspector has been requested to attend.
15 fire engines and around 70 firefighters are still on the scene at Downwater Cottages in Horns Cross, west of Bideford, after a fire engulfed a thatched cottage early this morning. Devon and Somerset fire and rescue service say no one is inside the property.
The A39 is closed between Clovelly Road and Buck's Cross.
The road is closed as fire crews battle a large fire at a thatched cottage in Horns Cross near Bideford. 15 fire engines have been sent to the scene. More details as we get them.
A large fire engulfed a thatched cottage at Horns Cross near Bideford in the early hours of this morning. 15 fire engines have been sent to the scene. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are still there and will be releasing more details shortly.
Three people have been taken to hospital after a fire in a derelict barn in Maiden Green, Threemilestone. Fire crews were called out at 22:40 last night. The fire is being treated as arson.