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Today's live news: Fire at Southbourne flats and Ham Common, Dorset routes busy as big summer getaway starts

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    Five people rescued from fire at block of flats in Southbourne
  • Firefighters are dealing with a fire at Ham Common
  • Dorset routes busy as The Big Summer Getaway begins
  • It is expected to be one of the busiest days of the year on the roads
  • The Met Office has a yellow warning in place for heavy showers and thunderstorms until 9pm tonight