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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.

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

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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

Fire crews tackle chemical spill near Redruth

People are being advised to avoid the area around Dudnance Lane. Credit: Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service

Fire crews are dealing with a chemical spill at a laundry company in Pool, near Redruth.

The incident started after a drum reportedly fell off a lorry on Dudnance Lane. The area has been cordoned off, with crews from six areas on the scene, along with police and ambulance services.

People are being advised to avoid the surrounding area.

Hazard materials team called to house in Truro

Police, ambulance services and the hazard materials team are on the scene in Truro. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Police are investigating after three people were taken ill, after coming into contact with a package in Truro.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue's hazard materials team as well as police and ambulance services are all on the scene at Penhalls Way, Playing Place.

No other properties are believed to be affected.

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