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.
The body of a woman, believed to be in her twenties, has been recovered from a caravan fire in Weymouth. Officers are continuing to investigate what happened. Her death is still being treated as unexplained.
A body has been found in the remains of a caravan fire in Weymouth.
Police and fire crews were called to Martleaves Farm in Ryemead Lane just before ten o'clock last night. The incident is being investigated as an unexplained death.
Fire crews have spent the day putting out a fire which has destroyed a popular pub in Yeovil. The blaze started in the early hours of this morning when the building was empty and could be seen for miles. Richard Lawrence reports.
Dozens of firefighters have been tackling a huge blaze at the Bell Inn in Yeovil.
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service say they received numerous calls from the public reporting seeing flames just after 4am on Saturday morning.
The fire engulfed the ground floor, first floor and roof.
At least 16 fire engines were called out to the pub, which is part of the Hungry Horse chain, on Preston Road.
Fire crews battled to stop the fire spreading to nearby buildings. The blaze took four hours to put out and firefighters say the building has been left 'severely damaged.'
No-one was injured in the fire. Officers are now investigating what caused it.
A national charity is appealing for help to find new premises after its head office in Exeter suffered serious smoke damage.
The ten staff of Surf Life Saving GB have been told by their landlords it could be up to a year before they can move back into the building.
A fire broke out in an annexe attached to the rear of the Georgian terrace in Southernhay. 30 firefighters were called out. They managed to prevent it from spreading to neighbouring properties and contained the blaze, but the smoke poured into the building where the charity occupies two floors.
The charity's chief executive Esther Pearson says she was relieved no one was injured, but she now desperately needs to find temporary accommodation for the charity.
Anyone who may be able to help with space or removal costs is asked to contact the organisation by visiting their website.
A national charity has been made homeless after a fire in the centre of Exeter this morning.
It broke out at the back of a building which is also home to the headquarters of Surf Lifesaving Great Britain.
The charity is now appealing for help to find new premises for their 10 staff over the next few months.
Firefighters managed to contain the fire but the building has suffered extensive smoke damage.