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One person treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

One person treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 7:37am 15th April 2019.

One person has been treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Boscastle.

Firefighters from Delabole, Bodmin and Bude all got the shout on Saturday night.

The building on Tintagel Road was found to be well alight and part of the roof had collapsed.

Paramedics were also called to the scene after someone managed to escape from the house before emergency crews arrived.

A fire investigation is now going to be carried out.

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This was the scene after a house fire in Boscastle caused a partial roof collapse

"At 8.30pm the Critical Control Centre received multiple calls to a house on fire on Tintagel Road, Boscastle.

"Four appliances from Delabole, Wadebridge Bodmin and Bude community Fire Stations were mobilised.

"Upon arrival the crews confirmed the building was well alight one person is being treated by ambulance service for smoke inhalation.

"The fire is being fanned by high winds this has led to a partial roof collapse.

"Crews are fighting the fire and trying to stop spread to neighbouring properties and extinguish the fire.

Update 11.05pm: "Two appliances will remain on scene and a fire investigation will take place in daylight hours."

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

"Property fire attended last night in Boscastle following on from the 8 pump fire in Padstow.

"Crews worked hard to stop spread to neighbouring properties.

"One casualty suffered smoke inhalation but managed to evacuate the property before our arrival."

Wadebridge Community Fire Station

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