Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.
Three People Rescued From Burning Home
8:46am 21st October 2014
(Updated 8:46am 21st October 2014)
A family have been rescued from their burning home in Menheniot.
Fire crews used ladders to get three people to safety from an upstairs bedroom on Lower Clicker road first thing on Tuesday morning.
Teams brought in back up from Saltash, Looe and Liskeard.
A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "Appliances from Liskeard, Looe and Saltash attended a house fire in Menheniot.
"Three people were rescued by the fire service from an upstairs bedroom window, after becoming trapped by the fire downstairs.
"All the occupants were rescued unharmed, by firefighters using a triple extension ladder to the window.
"The fire in the property, an end of terrace two storey building, measuring approximately five metres by five metres, was extinguished using one hose reel by firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus."
Rescuers say the family were alerted to the fire by a smoke alarm.8:46am 21st October 2014
Share This StoryTweet
RUGBY ROUND-UP: Pirates and Redruth In Home Action
Teams focus on keeping up momentum as they welcome London Welsh and Redingensians
Paramedics Treat Two People After Crash
Fire crews were also scrambled to the A39 at St Columb on Thursday
WATCH: Cornwall's Substance Abuse Deaths Rise
Cornwall News: Memorial service in Truro for those lost their lives to addiction.
Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015
Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.
Manhunt after murder in TV show host's Hollywood home
Showbiz News: Police are hunting for the killer of a man in the Hollywood Hills home of an award-winning TV talk show host.
Wozniacki and Osaka reach Pan Pacific final
Sports News: Caroline Wozniacki will take on Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo after the duo came through three-set semi-finals.