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Man rescued after bungalow explodes

A man has to be rescued after a bungalow exploded. Credit: ITV News

A man had to be dragged to safety with his socks on fire after his bungalow exploded in a small Cornish village.

Residents described hearing what sounded like 'thunder' early this morning in Carnkie near Helston.

Debris was found scattered up to 200 metres away. An off duty lifeguard helped drag a man, who was trapped in the rubble, to safety.

Debris was found scattered up to 200 metres away. Credit: ITV News

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Construction company being fined on daily basis

A construction company in Cornwall is being fined on a daily basis. Credit: ITV News

A construction company in Cornwall is being fined on a daily basis because roadworks on a three mile stretch of road have overrun.

Kier should have completed the work on the A30 at Temple in the summer but lane closures are back in place.

Some are expected to remain along a section between Temple and Higher Carblake until early March.

Searches underway after Truro armed robbery

An investigation has started following an armed robbery in Truro. Credit: ITV News

An investigation has started following an armed robbery at Michael Spiers Jewellers on Lemon Street, Truro.

Officers were notified just before 10am on Wednesday 10 January, to reports of an armed robbery involving several men at the jewellers.

A member of the public is believed to have been injured in the incident. His injuries are said to be minor.

We have reports that four to five armed men entered the jewellers. A firearm has been seized at the scene.

It is believed that a noxious liquid was sprayed at a member of the public, his injuries are being treated as minor and paramedics treated him at the scene.

This is an extremely rare incident to happen in Truro and thankfully no one was seriously harmed in the incident.

– Inspector Rick Milburn, Devon and Cornwall Police

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