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
BREAKING: One Treated After Bodmin Crash
Cornwall News: Firefighters had reports of a person trapped
Razzies announced: Which film was the year's worst?
Showbiz News: A film criticising Hillary Clinton and superhero ensemble Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice were tied for the most Razzie awards this year.
One killed as man drives car into crowd in Germany
World News: One person has died after a man drove a car into people in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg.
Claudio Ranieri bids final farewell to Leicester staff and players
Sports News: Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has left the club's training ground for the last time after saying goodbye to players and staff.
Men and women 'need different things' to keep friendships alive
Strange News: Your ability to keep long-distance friendships alive may depend on your gender, according to a new study.