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Derelict Building Fire in Camborne
8:56am 21st September 2013
A huge fire has ripped through a derelict building in Camborne.
Crews from 10 Duchy towns were scrambled in the early hours, including St Dennis, Truro, Helston and St Ives.
Police were at the scene after it happened at North Roskear.
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service has released said: "At 0059 hours the FRS received a call to a reported fire in a derelict building measuring about 60 metres by 10 metres. Fire Crews attended from the following fire stations, Camborne, Redruth, Falmouth, Helston, Truro, St Just, Perranporth, Truro, St Ives and St Dennis. (Eight pumping plus specialist appliances.)
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and one jet.
1 Pumping Appliance from Camborne remained at scene damping down. A fire investigation will take place this morning (Saturday).
Police were at the scene.
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