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Fire rips through storage building on the Lizard

Fire rips through storage building on the Lizard

Published by Emma Carton at 7:12am 11th March 2019. (Updated at 8:53am 11th March 2019)

Firefighters from across Cornwall have rushed to a burning building on the Lizard.

Flames tore through the commercial storage unit at Ruan Minor over the weekend.

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Crews from across west Cornwall have rushed to a fire at a storage unit on the Lizard. Photo: Mullion Community Fire Station

Crews from Helston, Mullion, Falmouth and Wadebridge were scrambled at around 3pm on Sunday.

The blaze broke out just off Lizard road but Pirate FM understands no-one was hurt.

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The blaze tore through a commercial storage unit at Ruan Minor on Sunday afternoon. Photo: Mullion Community Fire Station

"Appliances from Mullion, Helston and Falmouth are currently in attendance at a commercial storage building measuring approximately 25 by 15 meters.

 

 

"Firefighters are using breathing apparatus ,hose reels, thermal imaging camera and ground monitor to fight the blaze".

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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