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Major fire breaks out in the centre of Camborne

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Published by Emma Carton at 6:17am 4th December 2018. (Updated at 5:27pm 4th December 2018)

This is the scene of a fire in the centre of Camborne that closed part of the high street.

Firefighters from across west Cornwall were scrambled to the area near the Tyacks Hotel.

They had reports of people still inside a commercial property, understood to be a shop with flats above.

Crews arrived just before 5am on Tuesday morning to find smoke billowing from the building.

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Firefighters from across west Cornwall have been scrambled to an early morning fire in the centre of Camborne

Firefighters from Tolvaddon called in back-up from Hayle, Perranporth, St Just and Falmouth.

Crews confirmed the blaze was out at around 6am and the police cordon was lifted just after 8.15am.

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Firefighters arrived at the blaze in Camborne, Cornwall, to find smoke billowing from a commercial property

"On receipt of this call, appliances from Tolvaddon were mobilised. On arrival the crews found smoke issuing and classified it as 'persons reported.

"Further appliances from Hayle and Perranporth attended, as well as specialist resources from St Just and Falmouth and the Red Cross emergency response vehicle.

"The fire involved a commercial property with sleeping accommodation above.

"Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used high power hosereel jets and main jets to extinguish the fire".

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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Firefighters from Tolvaddon called in back-up amid reports of people still inside the building in Camborne, Cornwall

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed everyone was brought out safely and no-one was injured.

"The fire has been extinguished and all persons are accounted for.

"Crews remain on scene at this time damping down hot spots and turning over".

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

"A3047 Commercial Street in both directions re-opened, earlier building fire from Rosewarne Road to Church Street.

"The fire was extinguished around 06:15. Crews remains on scene".

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