Part of the Royal Devon and Exeter hospital has been closed because of a gas leak.
Fire crews say a mechanical digger has caused a large gas leak in the road.
Eight wards have been evacuated and all non-emergency appointments have been cancelled.
More top news
Light drizzly rain throughout the evening and with a fairly muggy night ahead for all of us.
Thick cloud and patchy drizzle spreading throughout this evening and giving us a fairly muggy night.
A group of pug lovers have gathered in the Cotswolds to stage a walk in aid of a charity which helps re-home pugs and pug-crosses in need