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Crews tackle huge industrial estate fire

Credit: Lauceston Fire

Firefighters spent more than four hours battling a huge blaze at an industrial estate overnight.

The fire broke out 10.10pm on Newport Industrial Estate in Lauceston and crews were able to extinguish the fire by 2.10am.

40
firefighters tackled the blaze.
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fire crews from Lauceston, Callington, Liskeard, Crownhill, and Holsworthy attended.
6
officers wearing breathing sets.
3
jets were used to tackle the fire.
2
hose reels to douse the fire.

Lucky escape: man rescued after tree falls on home in Cornwall

The tree fell on a man's home, causing the ceiling to collapse. Credit: Cornwall Fire & Rescue

One man and two dogs have been rescued after a tree fell on a house in Mawgan, Cornwall this morning (Monday 4 January).

The man's neighbour called the fire service reporting that he had become trapped after a tree fell on the roof of his home. Fire crews from Helston, Mullion and Tolvaddon found the ceiling had collapsed, trapping him by the legs.

He was rescued and cared for by paramedics, with minor injuries reported.

Credit: Helston Fire
Credit: Helston Fire
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