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People urged to avoid Watern Tor as 2 mile gorse fire is being tackled

The police helicopter is assisting in the fire Credit: NPAS/Twitter

Firefighters are tackling a gorse fire that stretches around 2 miles in Dartmoor. They were called to the Watern Tor area around 1pm.

Dartmoor Rescue Ashburton are urging people to avoid the area while the fire is brought under control. It's not thought to be a danger to local residents at the moment.

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Two hospitalised following crash in Prestbury

The bus crashed into the side of house in Prestbury, Cheltenham. Credit: Cheltenham Police

Two people have been taken to hospital after a crash in the Prestbury area of Cheltenham on Friday 20 April.

A bus crashed into the side of a house.

It's reported that the driver has been taken to Southmead Hospital and is in a serious but stable condition.

Another person has been taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

The owner of the house was not at home during the incident.

Police are investigation the cause of the crash.

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