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Lucky escape as church building collapses

A chapel collapsed in Launceston overnight - emergency services say it's lucky no-one was hurt. The roof of the chapel caved in, bringing down the walls.

The roof of the chapel caved in sending debris into the road Credit: ITV News West Country

It's been empty for years, but a path running alongside it is used by school children. Residents living nearby said they'd heard rumbling sounds coming from the chapel in the past few days. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports