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Two people were rescued from a burning building in Liskeard, Cornwall this morning.
Fire crews from Liskeard, Callington, Bodmin, Lostwithiel and Looe are still attending to the incident, after initally responding to the call at 6.20am.
No fatalities have been recorded, but crews battled to protect salvageable property from the fire.
Special breathing equipment had to be used,, with support from St Austell, St Just and crews from Crownhill.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and will be questioned by police.
There are reports of very slow traffic on both ways of the A38, due to a multi-vehicle accident.
The road has been blocked between Turfdown Road and Drift Lane, near Bodmin Parkway train station.
People travelling between Bodmin and Liskeard are especially affected.
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Services have been halted on Great Western Railway between Plymouth and Liskeard. It's due to a lorry hitting a bridge near Pennycomequick Roundabout in Plymouth.
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Police say they are growing increasingly concerned for a pensioner who has gone missing from Liskeard.
84-year-old Derek Dilworth suffers with severe dementia and was last seen by his wife yesterday afternoon.
He disappeared from the Darley Ford Quarry area and despite extensive searches, there have been no sightings.
Officers have urged people within the area to check all outbuildings, gardens and vehicles.
Derek is described as 5'11", of a healthy, average build who is bald on top. He was last seen wearing a light beige short jacket, grey trousers and brown shows and does not have anything to identify him on him.
It is possible that the male has been picked up by a member of public today sometime between 1600 and 1800 on the B3254 between Pensilva and Darley Ford stables.
If this male has been seen or has been given a lift by any member of public could contact be made with the police on 101 giving log reference DCP-20160902-0725 any information to locate this male would be appreciated.
The A38 is closed westbound due to an accident between Liskeard and Dobwalls.
Police initially shut both carriageways but the road has now reopened eastbound following the accident.
Traffic is heavy and queuing between the Island Shop junction and Twelvewoods Roundabout.
The dismal weather didn't deter the crowds at the Cornwall Spring Flower Show this weekend.
The two day show, at Boconnoc House, near Liskeard, attracts around 8,000 visitors.
It has been held on the estate for 14 years and this year's event went ahead despite the death last year of the estate's owner Anthony Fortescue, the High Sheriff of Cornwall.