Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

St Austell Blaze Leads To Evacuation

news_firefighter.jpg
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

7:01am 29th August 2013

Eleven people have been evacuated as flames ripped through sheltered accommodation in St Austell in a suspected arson attack.

Crews called in back up from Falmouth, Fowey, St Dennis, and Lostwithiel to Eastborne Road in the early hours of Thursday morning.

A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "At 0042 hours CFRS were called to a large house fire.

"Six fire fighting appliances from St Austell, Mevagissey, Fowey St Dennis and Lostwithiel attended with the addition of a ladder platform from Truro, breathing apparatus support from Falmouth and incident command unit from Launceston.

"On arrival of the first appliance crews were met with a well developed fire.

"The building was of two floors about 12m x 8m used as sheltered accommodation.

"At any time four fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus using two main jets were in use.

"A full fire investigation will be carried out later this morning."

One person has been arrested.

7:01am 29th August 2013

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
st austell body 3

Three Men Plead 'Not Guilty' To St Austell Murder

A man was found unconscious in a park

cromwell road st austell

Man 'Attacked' In St Austell

He has shared photos after allegedly being punched in the face

Most read
golitha falls

UPDATE: Man found dead in Cornish woodland

Police not treating the death as suspicious

quintrell downs crash

UPDATE: Five people injured in crash

A car and lorry hit at Quintrell Downs

Top articles

BREAKING: Man airlifted after plunging from cliffs

Cornwall News: Rescue crews were called to coastline near Lelant

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Car hits pedestrians in Islington: Four hurt

National News: A car has hit a number of pedestrians in Islington, north London, leaving four people injured.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

Cheryl announces birth of first child with Liam Payne

Showbiz News: The pop star and former X Factor judge Cheryl has given birth to a baby boy.

Prisoners in Mexico riot after escape tunnel is discovered

World News: Three inmates are dead and one has been injured after a prison riot in Mexico.

Alligator returns to give pro golfer fright

Sports News: An alligator bravely dispatched from the fairway by an American golfer during the Arnold Palmer Invitational returned for a second day - and this time it stood firm.

Newer article

Cornwall To Get 4G 'Within Months'

Cornwall News: But not all the Duchy will benefit from superfast signal straight away

Older article

VIDEO: Bank Holiday Rescues on Cornish Beaches

Cornwall News: Watch RNLI lifeguards in action saving lives at Porthtowan and Mawgan Porth

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.