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Hotel fire 'accidental'

Fire Investigators have said the cause of a fire at Great Trethew Manor Hotel at Horningtops near Liskeard was accidental. More than 50 firefighters tackled the blaze at one point.

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Hotel fire investigation due to begin mid-morning

Crews at the country manor hotel near Liskeard last night Credit: ITV News West Country

More than 20 firefighters remained at the scene of a major fire near Liskeard overnight. The Great Trethew Manor Hotel was gutted in Tuesday's blaze and crews used hose reels to damp down the building.

The hotel is continuing to smoulder but Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service says it plans to begin the investigation into how it started later this morning (Wednesday).

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