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.
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Police are trying to locate missing man, David Saunders. He has short white hair and a white beard.
It's dull and wet again out there this morning but it may just get a bit brighter later on this afternoon.
Cloudy and rainy to kick off this morning but it should dry out for some brighter breaks this afternoon.