Bournemouth flats evacuated due to hairdressing salon fire
Twenty residents in Bournemouth have been forced to leave their flats after fire broke out at a hairdressing salon.
The fire on the ground floor of the salon in Old Christchurch Road started shortly before 09:00 BST.
Firefighters said the blaze at the rear of the building was believed to have started from a fuse box.
Old Christchurch Road in Bournemouth was closed in both directions between the Stafford Road junction and the Wootton Gardens junction.
A British Red Cross team is offering assistance to residents from the four-storey building.