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Huge fire breaks out on Cornwall industrial estate

Around 80 firefighters were called to the blaze. Photo: ITV West Country

Part of an industrial estate in Wadebridge remains closed after a serious fire that started at around 6.30pm yesterday evening (17 October).

Emergency crews from across Cornwall were mobilised to deal with the blaze on the Trenant Industrial Estate.

At it's height, eight crews and specialist equipment were requested by those already at the scene.

The job was made even harder by exploding gas cylinders inside the building and a shortage of water.

A 200m cordon has now been removed and businesses in the surrounding area are beginning to operate as normal. Credit: ITV West Country

A 200-metre cordon was put in place but this has now been removed and businesses in the surrounding area are operating as usual.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue say some firefighters will remain at the scene until the structure is completely safe. It will then be handed back to the businesses operating in the building.

The cause of the fire remains unknown and an investigation is underway. Credit: ITV West Country