Dramatic cuts to Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service have finally been confirmed. The Service needs to save £8 million by 2015 and a number of fire stations will soon be manned by retained or part time firefighters. Unions say the cuts will put the public at risk.
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Emergency services say they will working long into the night to deal with a fire that began in a music shop near the centre of Exeter.
Leon Dexter was set upon by the birds in Ilfracombe in the latest in a series of attacks by seagulls in our region.
Emergency services are tackling the fire on Sidwell Street near the centre of Exeter.