People rescued from homes after row of Cornwall cottages caught fire

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Several people had to be rescued from their homes after a row of terraced cottages in a Cornish village were damaged by fire.

A domestic oil tank next to one of the houses in Constantine near Falmouth ruptured and spread burning fuel to the neighbouring homes. A hundred firefighters tackled the blaze. The cause is being investigated.

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Cornwall Cottages Fire

Several people had to be rescued from their homes after a row of terraced cottages in a Cornish village were damaged by fire.