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Firefighters work into the night at Newquay hotel

Firefighters continued to work into the night at a derelict building in Newquay.

The fire started at the former Cedars Hotel yesterday afternoon [Wednesday]. Nine engines and 50 firefighters attended. As it reached midnight the incident was scaling down, with some crews remaining in the Mount Pleasant area to dampen down hotspots.

There's been no reports of any injuries or damage to other properties.

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Breaking: Fire at former Cedar Hotel, Newquay

Nine fire engines and around 50 firefighters are still working to put out a fire at a derelict building in Newquay.

It started at the former Cedars Hotel at around four thirty this afternoon.

Around 30 residents in the Mount Pleasant area have been evacuated from their homes and taken to a respite centre.

There are no reports of any injuries or damage to other properties. Firefighters say they are making steady progress.

The fire is now under control and almost out. The displaced residents will be allowed to return to their homes by 2230 hours.

At this time the cause of the fire is stil being investigated and no arrests have been made.

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Fire at derelict building in Newquay

Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service is attending a fire, at a derelict hotel in Newquay.

They're dealing with a four storey building that's on fire in the Mount Wise area. Six fire engines, and an aerial ladder platform are currently at the scene.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using four main jets are working hard to extinguish the fire.

Source: Cornwall Fire & Rescue

Have your say on new hotel

A public forum is being held this morning for anyone to have their say on the rebuild of the fire-ravaged Falmouth Beach Hotel.

A full-scale demolition is now being carried out after the whole site was deemed too badly damaged to save. It'll take around six weeks to complete.

The 120 bedroom hotel was gutted by fire in April.

The meeting is being held at the Green Lawns Hotel at 10am.

Falmouth Beach hotel
The Falmouth Beach Hotel was destroyed by fire at the end of April. Credit: ITV Westcountry

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