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25 Firefighters Tackle Barn Blaze

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:23am 26th February 2014.

Twenty-five firefighters have tackled a barn blaze near Liskeard.

Teams from the town called in back up from Callington and Plympton to Pensilva in the early hours.

A two storey outbuilding has gone up in flames.

A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue said: "One appliance from Callington, one appliance from Liskeard, one appliance from Launceston plus the Water Carrier from Liskeard and an additional Water Carrier from Plympton are in attendance, including approx 25 personnel.

"The fire involves a two storey barn approx 15m by 10m full of combustible materials. Crews have set up a water relay and are using two jets and four hosereels to tackle the fire."

Teams were damping down by 6am.

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