Four fire engines were initially sent to the scene but back up was soon requested with the water bowser from Torquay two extra fire engines and the incident command unit from Totnes. A fire spokesman said: "Crews confirmed that the fire was affecting a detached dwelling measuring 15 metres by 30 metres consisting of two storeys.
A National Trust worker bails water from a home in Totnes after heavy rainfall caused the River Dart to burst its banks... PLANS for a A 3.8million scheme to reduce flood risk to over 400 homes and businesses in Totnes have been submitted to South Hams District Council. Proposals put forward by the Environment Agency involve improving the existing flood defences along the River Dart from the mainline railway bridge to the Steam Packet Inn.
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ASHBURTON's postmaster has ridden to the rescue to help fill the gap left by the closure of the town's only bank. Lloyds Bank in East Street shut its doors for the final time in November, leaving the Dartmoor town with a population of over 4,000 without a bank.
A NUMBER of services will be held in South Devon this weekend for Remembrance Sunday to pay respects to Britain's fallen heroes. In Torquay the annual Remembrance Sunday Parade will leave Torquay Pavilion at 10.30am marching to the war memorial for a service at 11am.