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WATCH: Tyre yard fire on Cornish industrial estate

WATCH: Tyre yard fire on Cornish industrial estate

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:07am 3rd July 2017.

Fire has ripped through a tyre yard on an industrial estate near St Austell.

Crews from the town, Mevagissey and Wadebridge got the call to Gwindra at St Stephens on Sunday night.

Locals were being urged to keep their doors and windows shut, as the blaze burns out.

In the early hours of Monday, Wadebridge Fire Station tweeted to say "thick smoke" was drifting towards Trewoon.

Watch firefighters battling the flames...

A spokesperson from Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews from St Austell and Mevagissey Fire Stations are currently attending a fire involving tyres.

"They are using hosereels and jets to contain the fire but will be allowing the tyres to burn out.

"Advice to members of the public in the area is to keep doors and windows closed.

"At this time the plume of smoke is blowing towards Trewoon".

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